SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa

Dr. Efe Peker is a historical sociologist specialising on state-religion relations and secularism in comparative perspective, including North America, Europe, and the Middle East (with particular expertise on Québec, France, and Turkey).

He holds a dual PhD in Sociology (Simon Fraser University) and in History (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne). Since 2017, he is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology at McGill University, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.


  • 2017–present
    SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology, McGill University


  • 2016 
    Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, PhD in History
  • 2016 
    Simon Fraser University, PhD in Sociology