School of Religion

School of Religion

School of Religion

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Graduate Supervision

Graduate Supervisors are assigned by the Graduate Co-ordinator after consultation with the graduate student and faculty member concerned, usually at the beginning of winter term.  Students are encouraged to review our faculty page to help determine suitable graduate supervisors, and further encouraged to contact them before applying to our program.

The School of Religion has a small but outstanding faculty with significant research and publications in several areas:

  • Forough Jahanbakhsh: Islam; Modernity and Democracy
  • Ellen Goldberg: Hinduism; Buddhism; Yoga; Theory and Method in the Study of Religion
  • Pamela Dickey Young: Studies in Sexuality, Religion and Public Policy; Feminist and Queer Theories; Christianity
  • Tracy Trothen: Biomedical Ethics, Human Enhancement, Sport, Aging
  • Bill Morrow: Hebrew Bible; Biblical Interpretation; Violence, Sacrifice and Religion
  • Richard Ascough: Christian Origins: Greek and Roman Religions; Religion and Film; Religion and Business
  • Sharday Mosurinjohn: Theoretical Approaches to the Study of Religion: Spirituality (eg. SBNR); New Religious Movements; Aesthetics and Religion (art, museums, media);  Affect (especially, boredom, disenchantment) and Religion; Secularity, Atheism, and Nonreligion 
  • Shobhana Xavier: North American and South Asian Sufism and Islam; Immigration, Diaspora, Transnationalism, Identity Politics and Sacred Spaces (Sufi shrines)

For more information, and to see the most recent Queen's Guide to Graduate Supervision, visit the School of Graduate Studies website.