Carola Westermeier is postdoctoral researcher at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). She holds degrees in History, Journalism and Sociology. She has previously worked at the Institute for Sociology at Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany, and was also a member of the collaborative research centre ‘Dynamics of Security’ (SFB 138) and the ‘Graduate Center for the Study of Culture’ (GCSC).
She is part of project FOLLOW at the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science research (AISSR). FOLLOW is supported by a Consolidator Grant of the European Research Council (ERC) and is led by Prof. Marieke de Goede.