Universitat Autònoma de Barelona. Departament de Sociologia. Edifici B, 08193.
Bellaterra (Barcelona) B3 117-1
Phone: (+34) 93.581.24.17
Area of Expertise: Sociology of religion
Gloria received her degree in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Granada in 2004. Currently, she is PhD candidate at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and member and researcher of the ISOR (Research on Sociology of Religion), a group directed by professor Joan Estruch. Gloria has also carried out short periods of research at the Università degli Studi di Padova (Italy) and the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium) as an invited researcher. In 2006 she obtained a Diploma in Advanced Studies at the Autonomous University of Barcelona with the work “Nous musulmans a Catalunya. Una minoria activa dins l’islam” (about the Catalan associations of converts to Islam). Currently, Gloria is in the process of completing a PhD dissertation on Muslim death practices and rituals and their accommodation within Catalan society.