Carole Wenger completed a BA in Ethnology and Human Geography from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Neuchâtel in Switzerland and a MA in Migration and Diaspora Studies from the Faculty of Anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
Before joining the CEDEM, she worked within the Migration and Development Research Group at the United Nations University (UNU-Merit/MGSoG) in Maastricht, in the Netherlands. Prior to that, she worked as for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Cairo (Egypt) as well as for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Tunis (Tunisia) on migration and development programmes. She joined the Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM) at the University of Liège in September 2018 as a PhD Candidate within the European Research Council (ERC)-funded project “Migration, transnationalism and social protection in (post-) crisis Europe” coordinated by Dr Jean-Michel Lafleur. Her research focuses on Tunisian women migrants and the transnationalisation of healthcare practices between Tunisia and Europe. Her research interests include transnationalism, social protection, anthropology of health, gender and the Maghreb region.