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Sarah Philipson Isaac


Institutionen för sociologi och
Box 720
40530 Göteborg

Om Sarah Philipson Isaac

Bakgrund Sarah Philipson Isaac has a master degree in political science from Lund university (2016) and a joint bachelor degree in global studies and political science from Södertörn university (2014) and Uppsala university (2014). Since 2017, she is a PhD student in sociology at the department of sociology and work science. She has previously worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Future Studies (IFFS) and the department of political science at Uppsala University.

Research interest: Migration and asylum rights, Time and temporalities of migration, Critical border studies, Postcolonial and black feminisms, Postcolonial and decolonial theory, Feminist ethnography.

Teaching: Sarah teaches courses in sociology (particular focus on qualitative methods and social inequality), work science (qualitative methods) as well as in the teachers program. She supervises bachelor thesises in sociology.

Current research: Sarah's research examines how time and temporalities of migration are expressed and experienced among people who have sought asylum under the temporary law. This includes individuals who are still in the asylum process as well as individuals who have temporary protection. Within this, Sarah studies time as an exertion of power, and how such power is experienced, organised and negotiated among those affected by the politics of asylum.