Scientific Committee

Dr. Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor

Assistant Professor, Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations - Coventry University (United Kingdom)

Dr. Sariya is Assistant Professor and Research Group Lead for Faith and Peaceful Relations at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University, UK. She is a sociologist or religion. Her work lays particular emphasis on democratic research methodologies that work with and for research participants. She is the author of Muslim Women in Britain: Demystifying the Muslimah (Routledge 2012), co-author of Religion or Belief, Discrimination and Equality: Britain in Global Contexts (Bloomsbury 2013) and Islamic Education in Britain: New Pluralist Paradigms (Bloomsbury 2015) and Islam on Campus: Contested Identities and the Cultures of Higher Education (OUP 2020) and co-editor Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion (Bloomsbury 2015). She led the first research exploration of the experiences of children of Muslim-heritage in the care system in Britain.