• Research Areas

    • Sociology of Religion
    • Law & Society/Sociology of law
    • International Political Sociology
    • Transnational mobilization
  • CV


    PhD (co-tutelle), Sociology and Political Science at the University of Göttingen and Sciences Po Paris
    Master in Political Sociology, Sciences Po Paris


    Postdoctoral fellow, University of Münster, Institute for Sociology, Research Chair for Sociology of Religion
    Postdoctoral researcher, University of Göttingen, Institute for Political Science, Alexander-von-Humboldt Chair for Comparative Constitutionalism
    Doctoral and postdorctoral fellow (06-09/2019), Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity


    Friedrich-Christoph-Dahlmann award for best thesis – Institute for Social Sciences, University of Göttingen
    Research grant – German Academic Scholarship Foundation

    External functions

    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie
    Law & Society Association
  • Teaching



  • Publications

    Books (Monographs)

    • Harms, Lisa. . (forthcoming) Faith in Courts. Human Rights Advocacy and the Transnational Regulation of Religion. Oxford: Hart Publishing. [online first]

    Research articles (journals)

    • Harms, Lisa. . „Zur Europäisierung muslimischer Anerkennungskämpfe: Effekte transnationaler Verrechtlichung.“ Soziale Welt 25. doi: ISBN 978-3-8487-8631-2.
    • Harms, Lisa. . ‘Claiming religious freedom at the European Court of Human Rights: Socio-legal field effects on legal mobilization.’ Law & Social Inquiry 46, No. 4: 1-30. doi: 10.1017/lsi.2021.33.
    • Harms-Dalibon, Lisa. . ‘Surveillance and Prayer – comparing Muslim prison chaplaincy in Germany’s federal states.’ Comparative Migration Studies 5, No. 8: 1-22. doi: 10.1186/s40878-017-0051-5.

    Reviews (Journals)

    • Harms-Dalibon, Lisa. . ‘Céline Béraud, Claire de Galembert et Corinne Rostaing, De la religion en prison.’ Sociologie du travail 60, No. 1.