Juliette Galonnier is a post-doctoral fellow at INED (Institut national d’études démographiques) in Paris. She studies the social construction of race and how it intersects with religion. She received in 2017 a double PhD in Sociology from Northwestern University and Sciences Po. Entitled Choosing Faith and Facing Race: Converting to Islam in France and the United States, her dissertation 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.