Assistant Professor of Sociology, Philosophy and Sociology Department, Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (UAE)
Clio Chaveneau is Professor Assistant in Sociology at Paris Sorbonne Abu Dhabi since August 2016 and she is in charge locally of managing the “Social Research” Master program. She holds a PhD in Sociology from Paris Descartes-Sorbonne University (2016). She specializes in sociology and anthropology of migration (especially North to South inflows) and the sociology of Palestinian society. Her PhD was dedicated to the Westerners living in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, focusing on the analyze of their migratory and social trajectories as well as the political and social dimensions of this presence in a military occupied country. She published several articles on this topic and is working on the book edition of her PhD thesis. Being living in the Abu Dhabi currently, she is looking into migrations to the UAE and especially the migration of highly skilled migrants, coming from northern or southern countries as well as the Palestinian diaspora living in the UAE.