The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Social Sciences

Connie Carøe Christiansen

Dr. Connie Carøe Christiansen is an associate professor of Gender Studies. She was an associate professor at Roskilde University in Denmark and a senior advisor at KVINFO, the Danish Centre for Research and Information on Gender, Equality and Diversity, where she managed academic programs in the Arab region, including a program which established an M.A. program on International Development and Gender at Sanaa University in Yemen. She has published research on gender, migration and Islam in Denmark, Turkey, Morocco and Yemen. She has her M.A. in Cultural Sociology and Ph.D. in Anthropology from Copenhagen University, Denmark.



Dr. Christiansen is principal investigator in the Carnegie-funded project ‘Reviewing Islamic family laws – a transnational approach’.

Academic degrees:

Ph.D. in Anthropology, 1999, Copenhagen University, Denmark.


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