Maxime Felder



maxime felder

Département de Sociologie 

Université de Genève 

Bureau 5274 
Bd. Du Pont-d’Arve 40
1211 Genève 4

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Fields of research

  • Urban sociology
  • Citizenship and nationality


Research projects



  • 2017-2019       Teaching assistant at the University of Geneva
  • 2014- 2017       Recipient of the Swiss National Science Foundation "Doc.CH" grant - Institut de Recherches Sociologiques
  • 2013-                 Fellow of the Global Migration Centre, Graduate Institute Geneva
  • 2011-2014         Research assistant at the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland Geneva (2011-2014)


Visiting positions

  • Visiting research scholar at the Graduate Center, City University of New York (Sept. 2016-Dec. 2016)
  • Visiting scholar at the Urban sociology Institute at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (Sept. 2014-Sept. 2015).



  • 2014-2018 : PhD in Sociology, University of Geneva, supervised by Sandro Cattacin (University of Geneva) and Alessandro Monsutti (Graduate Institute)
  • 2011-2013 : MA in Sociology, University of Geneva
  • 2007-2010 : BA in Social policy and social work & Anthropology, University of Fribourg





Urban sociology :

Peer reviewed articles

Book chapters

Book review


Booklets & ebooks


Citizenship :

Peer reviewed articles


Book chapters

Book review 



Media :