Amna Mahmood

Doctoral Research Fellow
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Mobile phone +4795920263
Room 316
Visiting address P.A. Munchs hus Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1010 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Academic interests

I have a background in Religious Studies and history with specialization in Islam, Judaism and the Middle East's modern history. In my Ph.D. project I explore Islam and authority and will focus on Scandinavian-Islamic female religious authority and social media.



  • August 2021-today: Ph.D in Religious Studies, University of Oslo.
  • August 2020-June 2021: Post-graduate Teaching Certificate (PPU), University of Oslo.
  • September 2018-July 2020: MA Study of Religion, University of Copenhagen.
  • September 2017-January 2018: Exchange semester at McGill University, Canada.
  • August 2015-June 2018: BA History of Religion, University of Oslo.


  • August 2020-December 2020: Academic Writing Advisor, The Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo.
  • August 2019-January 2020: Research Intern at the ongoing research project Rearticulating Islam: A New Generation of Muslim Religious Leaders, University of Copenhagen.
  • May 2018-d.d.: Editorial member at VOKS tidsskrift.



Photo credit: Tuva Eid

Tags: Religious studies, History of Religion, Islam
Published Aug. 3, 2021 10:23 AM - Last modified Sep. 29, 2021 10:26 AM