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Associate Professor, Digital Media and Journalism / Religion and Culture
Areas of Expertise: Christianity and Culture; Religion and Media; Evangelicals and the News; Canadian Evangelicals
Biography: David's teaching and research focuses on religion in Canada, media in Canada, and religion AND media in Canada. He is currently studying growth and decline in Canada's churches. …
Associate Professor | Graduate Program Coordinator
Areas of Expertise: Religion and media; Religion and technology; Haiti/Haitian Vodou/Haitian diaspora; Citizen media (online social networking, blogging, etc.); Ubiquitous computing
Biography: My research is generally concerned with the intersection of media, technology and identity within the context of religious, social and cultural movements. Earlier research fell within the growing area of religion and media scholarship, an…
Professor and CIGI Chair in Religion and Politics in Global Context
Areas of Expertise: Religion & global politics; Religion & globalization; Religious transnationalism from the Global South; Sociology of religion; Transformations in the Latin American religious field; Pentecostalism
Biography: Religion and Politics
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Contract Academic Staff
Areas of Expertise: Social theory; Religion and political ideologies; Sociology of the family; Sociology of youth
Areas of Expertise: Oaths, Oath Refusal; Pledges and Vows: Citizenship, Religious, Military, Loyalty and Allegiance, Environmental; Mennonites: Faith, History and Community; History of Christianity; Religion and War and Peace; Global Conflict and Disarmament; Global Citizenship and Ethics; International Humanitarian Law
Biography: Edmund Pries was born into a refugee family. His parents were born in Ukraine/USSR, Edmund was born in Paraguay, and all six of his younger siblings were born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Being born into a globalized family environment helped him understand…