Amin El Yousfi

PhD Alumnus


Amin El-Yousfi was awarded the Woolf Institute Cambridge Scholarship and completed his PhD (2020) in Sociology at the University of Cambridge looking at how everyday Muslim pieties encounter and operate through policies of neoliberal and secular bureaucratisation.

He is a Research Associate in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Chester.

After completing an MPhil in Economics, Amin enrolled in a second MPhil in Sociology and worked for two years as a Research Associate at the Moroccan Centre for Social Sciences. He also co-founded the Moroccan Centre for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship (MCISE) before joining the University of Cambridge with a full Woolf Cambridge Trust scholarship. Today, he is a member of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) and the British Association of Islamic Studies (BRAIS).

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