Fatima Siwaju

Fatima Siwaju’s research engages with the intersections of religion, race and identity, particularly as they relate to Afro-descendant Muslim communities in Latin America and the Caribbean. She has previously conducted ethnographic research in Trinidad, and will undertake her dissertation fieldwork in the Pacific region of Colombia. Her theoretical interests include the anthropology of religion and Islam, African diaspora studies, postcolonial theory and Afro-American intellectual traditions.

Fatima holds a BA(Hons) in French and Spanish and an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge, in addition to an MA in Religion from Syracuse University.