Kat Eghdamian

Website: http://www.geog.ucl.ac.uk/people/research-students/khatereh-eghdamian




Kat Eghdamian is a specialist researcher and consultant on refugees and forced migration, religion, and minority rights issues. Her current research examines the relationship between religious identity and experiences of international displacement, with a focus on religious minorities among Syrian refugee populations across the Middle East and Europe.

Currently a PhD candidate (ESRC Scholar) at University College London (UCL), Kat is also a Fellow at the Centre for Religion, Conflict and the Public Domain at the University of Groningen and a Research Associate for the Centre on Religion and Global Affairs. She holds postgraduate degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science and the University of Oxford.