Susan Beth Rottmann

Susan Beth Rottmann

Dr. Susan Beth Rottmann obtained her B.A. degree in Comparative Religion from Cornell University in 2001, her M.A. degree in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006, and her Ph.D. degree in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012.  She has received several major research grants, including a Fulbright-Hays DDRA and grants from the Social Science Research Council, the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, the American Research Institute in Turkey and the Institute of Turkish Studies. For the past 3 years, Dr. Rottmann has been studying gender and belonging for Syrian refugees in Turkey and Europe as a Primary Investigator for the European Union-funded HORIZON 2020 project, RESPOND – Multilevel Governance of Mass Migration in Europe and Beyond. Her recent book, In Pursuit of Belonging: Forging an Ethical Life in European-Turkish Spaces (Berghahn Books – 2019) draws on research with German-Turkish return migrants to explore the ethical struggles of Muslim women in transnational space.

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