August 28, 2017
"I developed a strong interest in the study of the the socio-political dimension of religion while wandering through the Middle East in the years following my graduation from the University of Milan. My main areas of research cover political mobilization along religious lines, religious violence, and religious nationalism."
CEU RELIGIOUS STUDIES STUDENT
THESIS: Who Counts as Muslim? Ethnic Boundaries, Religious Boundaries, and the Role of Stigma among Muslim American Parents at the “New Horizon” Islamic Schools in Los Angeles
Supervisors: Nadia Al-Bagdadi & Michael Miller
Valentina graduated from the CEU Nationalism Studies Program with an Advanced Certificate in Religous Studies in June 2017.
She is currently a PhD student with the School of Religious Studies at the Universty of Southern California (USC).