Dr. Miriam Schader, 2016-2020

Curriculum Vitae

Miriam Schader was a Senior Research Fellow/Group Leader in the Department of Socio-Cultural Diversity, where she was responsible for the project “Local Transformations”. Her research at the Institute focuses on local governance of the recent refugee migration to Germany. Within the Max Planck Research Initiative “The Challenges of Migration, Integration, and Exclusion”, Miriam is also Principal Investigator of the project “The Inclusion-exclusion Continuum: Asylum-seekers and the Social Implications of Legal Statuses and Conditions in Germany”. Additionally, she served as Coordinator of the pilot project “Addressing the Diversity of Needs and Aspirations of Asylum-seekers”. Miriam earned her binational Ph.D. from Göttingen University and Sciences Po Paris. Her thesis on the religious and political mobilization of migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa in Berlin and Paris won the Augsburger Wissenschaftspreis für interkulturelle Studien 2015 (Augsburg Academic Prize for Intercultural Studies). Before returning to Göttingen, Miriam was a Post-doctoral Researcher at Münster University, and worked as a Senior Project Manager for the Robert Bosch Foundation in the area of migration and integration. She holds a Master professionnel and a Master recherche in Sociologie politique from Sciences Po Paris. At the moment, she is employed at campact.

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