Tamara Sivertseva

Independent Scholar

Academic Bio

Dr. Tamara Sivertseva, a social anthropologist, is an expert on Islam’s role in shaping civil society through the Caucasus. She has conducted extensive field research in Dagestan and Azerbaijan.

Dr. Sivertseva is currently working on a book project that explores cultural and religious factors of family, everyday life, longevity, girls’ education, and identity issues in the Caucasus an Central Asia.


Azerbaijan, Islamic Movements