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Areas of Interest:

Arab Immigration in France and the US; Political Sociology


MRes Economics, Sciences Po Paris, 2015 B.A. Social Sciences and Middle Eastern Studies, Sciences Po Paris, 2013 Adjunct Lecturer, Sciences Po Paris (2015-17) Adjunct Lecturer, Parsons Paris – The New School (2016-17)

Recent Publications

  • Parikh, Shreya. 2019. “Muslim Women in French Cinema: Voices of Maghrebi Migrants in France by Leslie Kealhofer-Kemp.” Journal of Religion and Film. 23(2): Article 10.
  • Parikh, Shreya. 2019. “Europe, India, and the Limits of Secularism by Jakob de Roover.” Reading Religion.
  • Parikh, Shreya. 2013. “Policies and Politics of Teaching Religion in India.” Policies and Politics of Teaching Religion. Ed. by Karim El Mufti and Theodor Hanf. Baden Baden: Nomos. 145- 152.

Recent Conference Presentations

  • “”Islam/ophobia is for the Arabs”: The non-comprehensibility of Black Muslims by the State.” Religions and Public Life conference on “Church and State,” Duke University, April 2020.
  • “Europe Changing the Deen? (Im)migrating, Integrating, and Interrogating Islam,” in Sociology of Islam taught by Prof. Charles Kurzman, UNC-CH, April 2020.
  • “Gender and religion in the film Wadjda,” in Women/Gender/Islam taught by Samah Choudhury, UNC-CH, April 2020.


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