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Juliette Galonnier is a postdoctoral fellow at INED (French National Institute of Demographic Studies) in Paris. She studies the social construction of race and how it intersects with religion. She received a dual PhD in sociology from both Northwestern University and Sciences Po. (2017). Her dissertation, entitled “Choosing Faith and Facing Race: Converting to Islam in France and the United States,” was awarded the 2018 ASA Dissertation Award. This research provides a comparative analysis of the experiences of converts to Islam in France and the United States. On this topic, she has published several book chapters and articles in academic journals such as Sociology of Religion, Social Compass, and Tracés.