Fatima Rajina is a senior legacy in action research fellow at the Stephen Lawrence Research Centre at De Montfort University. After completing her MA in Islamic Societies and Cultures at SOAS, she did a PhD after successfully securing a Nohoudh scholarship with the Centre of Islamic Studies, SOAS, University of London. Completing her PhD at SOAS, Fatima's work looks at British Bangladeshi Muslims and their changing identifications and perceptions of dress and language.

She has also worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge looking at police and counter-terrorism. Fatima was a teaching fellow at SOAS, a research fellow at UCL IoE, and, additionally, she worked as a lecturer in Sociology at Kingston University London. Fatima is also a governor at a secondary school.


Fatima as photographed by Ellie Kurttz.