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Michelle Graabek is a doctoral researcher at the European University Institute in the department of History & Civilization. Her key research interest lies in cultural identity and community among migrant groups, women’s history and transnational history. Her current research focuses on culture and community among Danish Latter-day Saint immigrant women in Utah during the late nineteenth century.

Michelle Graabek has a BA in Archaeology from the University of Reading, and an MA in Cultural Heritage Studies from University College London, where she developed her research interests and interdisciplinary research skills. 

Prior to starting her PhD Michelle worked in the cultural heritage sector in England for several years, managing education and events programmes at various historic houses with a great passion for access to heritage and the arts.

For more information on Michelle Graabek’s work experience please visit her linkedin profile,