The School of Religion comprises nine tenured faculty who hold PhDs in religious studies or theology from top-ranked institutions. Most courses are taught by this core faculty, including introductory level courses. The School also employs adjunct faculty whose expertise supplements the core faculty. From time to time the school draws on expert faculty from other university departments for some courses. Teaching is also supplemented by a team of well-trained and hard-working Teaching Assistants.
The School of Religion is home to innovative research and publications in a wide range of fields. Faculty members have won significant grants from provincial, federal and international granting agencies to carry out leading-edge research on aspects of religion in the modern and ancient world. Our publications have also received critical acclaim and prestigious awards. In addition to the publications of faculty members, our master's students produce research essays on a diverse range of topics, some of them published in peer-reviewed journals.
The award-winning faculty and students at the School of Religion undertake academic research into the religions and cultures of the world and religious issues emerging in the Canadian landscape. Unique to Queen's University, the School houses experts on China, India and the Middle East, and has research links to universities across the world.
In the past few years, faculty research and publications have included...