Eviane Cheng Leidig

PhD candidate, University of Oslo

Eviane Cheng Leidig is a PhD Research Fellow at the Center for Research on Extremism at the University of Oslo. Her project compares Indian diaspora responses to Islamist extremism and anti-establishment in Brexit Britain and Trump's presidency in the US. Eviane also serves on the editorial board for Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, a full refereed journal publishing on issues of ethnicity, race and nationalism.

Eviane's research interests are built on a multi-disciplinary platform that takes a diverse approach towards considering integration, multiculturalism, and community cohesion within contemporary societies.


  • –present
    PhD Research Fellow at Center for Research on Extremism, University of Oslo


  • 2015 
    University of Bristol, MSc Ethnicity and Multiculturalism
  • 2014 
    University of California, Berkeley, BA Interdisciplinary Studies