Maissam Nimer, Ph.D.

Research and teaching interests: sociology, migration, education, social inequalities, gender, language.

Email: msnimer@gmail.com

For full CV, click here: Maissam Nimer CV (as of Aug 2019)

Maissam Nimer is a Mercator-IPC fellow at Sabanci University and the recipient of a one-year Koç University Seed Grant exploring the experiences in language learning among Syrian refugees in Turkey.  As a postdoctoral researcher at Koç University, she works on the topic of experiences of Syrian refugee youth in Turkey. She obtained a PhD in sociology at Paris Saclay University in July 2016. In her thesis, she looked at the mechanisms of social and cultural selection that explain the inequality of access to higher education in Lebanon. Nimer teaches a course in sociology of education at Galatasaray University in Turkey. She holds an MSc from the London School of Economics and BS from the American University of Beirut.



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