Zakaria Sajir (College of Social Science PhD scholarship)

Doctoral Student (PHD)

Contact Details:

Email: zs70@le.ac.uk

Other Pages:

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Zakaria_Sajir
Academia.edu: https://universityofleicester.academia.edu/ZSajir
Linkedin: https://uk.linkedin.com/pub/zakaria-sajir/37/b60/3ab
Twitter: @ZakSajir

Supervisors:

First: Dr Leah Bassel
Second: Prof Laura Morales

Additional Roles:

  • Leicester Award Associate Tutor (from October 2013 to present)
  • Ph.D student Representative in the Postgraduate Research Policy Committee, College of Social Science (from September 2014 to September 2015)
  • Ph.D student Representative in the Postgraduate Staff/Student Committee and Postgraduate Committee (from October 2012 to December 2013)

Brief Biography:

I am a doctoral candidate at the University of Leicester. I graduated with first-class honours in European and International Studies (MA) from the University of Trento, Italy. I also hold a first-class Bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of Milano Bicocca, Italy.

Research Interests:

My interests lie broadly in the areas of political and digital sociology, comparative politics, political behaviour, political parties, public opinion, migrant integration and the politics of immigration.

In my PhD I am currently focusing on the political integration of Moroccan-origin migrants in several European cities; I investigate the impact of contextual factors on the attitudinal and behavioural engagement of Moroccan migrants and their descendants in the political sphere of the country of residence.

Other Activities:

Member of the Digital Sociology Research Group at the Cardiff University

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