Dr. Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor

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

Dr. Sariya is an 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, co-author of Religion or Belief, Discrimination and Equality: Britain in Global Contexts and Islamic Education in Britain: New Pluralist Paradigms and Islam on Campus: Contested Identities and the Cultures of Higher Education and co-editor Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. She led the first research exploration of the experiences of children of Muslim-heritage in the care system in Britain.