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Associate Dean, Research and Curriculum, Faculty of Arts
Areas of Expertise: Food and spirituality; University learning-abroad programs Christian origins Academic study of religion
Biography: I’ve taught and published in the areas of comparative religions, early Christianity, the academic study of religion, and the scholarship on teaching and learning. I’ve served on boards and executive committees of several academic societies, including the…
Areas of Expertise: Environment and ethics; Climate change; Religion; Atheism; Modern Philosophy
Professor Emeritus and Associate Director Viessmann European Research Centre
Areas of Expertise: Regional development in Canada; Ethnicity, religion and income variation in Canada; Regional development in Paraguay; Industrial development in former East Germany
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Areas of Expertise: Politics, religion and society in West Africa; Mass media in African society; Eugenics and scientific racism; Sexuality in other cultures
Biography: History of anthropology, symbolic anthropology, representations of sexuality, legal anthropology, the anthropological study of mass media. Geographical area: Africa.
Associate Professor and Chair of Religion and Culture
Areas of Expertise: African Diaspora; African Caribbean religion; Religion and immigration; African Canadian; Religion and popular culture; Caribbean religion and culture; African-Canadians
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Areas of Expertise: Psychology of religion; Personal needs and religion; Personality and religion; Effects of conflict on children; Psychotherapy; Religion and social justice; Gender and religion; Concepts of self in different cultures and settings; Images of God or the divine
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Limited Term Appointment
Areas of Expertise: feminist theory; contemporary Paganism; environmental ethics; disability studies; popular culture; women and religion
519 884 0710 ext.3626
Areas of Expertise: Archaeology; Egypt; Jordan; Israel; Mesopotamia; Ancient religions
Biography: Dr. P. M. Michele Daviau is Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at Wilfrid laurier University and a member of the Graduate Faculty in the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations at the University of Toronto. Since 1996, Dr. Daviau has…
519-884-1970 ext.6050 or 3625
Assistant Professor, Contemporary Studies
Areas of Expertise: Globalization; Social justice; Recognition and diversity; Institutions and organizations; Canadian military; Higher education and learning abroad; Religious violence; Religion and development.
Biography: My …
Associate Professor and Chair
Areas of Expertise: Sociology of religion; Religion and politics in Central America; Social Movements; Aging and Activism
Biography: I first came to Laurier in 1998 as a sessional instructor and joined the Department of Sociology as a full-time faculty member in 2001. Since that time my research has focused on various social justice issues and movements in Latin America and…