Michelle Engeler

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Michelle Engeler

Expertisen

  • Forschung, Lehre

Disziplinen

Michelle Engeler is a postdoctoral researcher, lecturer and project coordinator (MIGCHOICE) at the Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Basel. Her current research project investigates youth, migration and development in West Africa. Previous projects concentrated on the im/mobility of highly skilled people of West African origin and the youth-state nexus in Guinea. 

Her PhD thesis (completed in 2013) focused on young people living in a Guinean border town. Key questions addressed young people's agency, different actors' life trajectories and the state in the making.

Focus in Teaching:

  • qualitative research methods
  • youth
  • political anthropology
  • migration/mobility

Personal Information

Institutionen:

Orte:

Universität Basel

Forschungsthemen:

Kindheit – Adoleszenz/Jugend
Politik
Migration – Asyl

Fächer:

Sozialanthropologie