Students

Ph.D. Graduates

  • Arlene Macdonald, Assistant Professor, Institute for the Medical Humanities, U of Texas Medical Branch
    • Thesis: Resurrected Bodies: Individual Experiences and Collective Expressions of Organ Transplant in North America
  • Laurel Zwissler, Assistant Professor, Religion, Central Michigan University
    • Demonstrations of Faith: Religious and Political Identity among Feminist Activists in North America
  • Kerry Fast,
    • “but what a strange commixture am I”:  Borders of Self and Religion in the Making of Women’s Lives”
  • Amy Fisher,
    • ‘This Place Should (Not) Exist’: An Ethnography of Shelter Workers and the In-Between”
  • Rebekka King, Assistant Professor of Religion, Middle Tennessee State University
    • The New Heretics: Popular Theology, Popular Christianity, and Protestant Language Ideologies
  • Jodie Boyer, Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago
    • Sin and Sanity in Nineteenth-century America
  • Rebecca Bartel, Assistant Professor, Department of Religion, San Diego State University
    • “Card-Carrying Christians: Credit, Debt, and Believing in Emerging Colombia”
  • Shari Golberg, Director at Shema & Iqra: The Jewish-Muslim Text Project
    • “When Beruriah Met Aisha:When Beruriah Met Aisha: Textual Interactions among Jewish and Muslim Women Engaged with Religious Law” (committee member)
  • Christina Reimer,
    • A Fountain Sealed: Virginity and the American Family (committee member)
  • Erin Vearncombe: Princeton Writing Program Faculty Member, Princeton University
    • What Would Jesus Wear?: Dress in the Synoptic Gospels (committee member)

Current Ph.D. Supervisions

  • Suzanne van Geuns, Evangelical Women’s Online Presence
  • Christine Pasqua, The Bible as a Graphic Novel
  • Roxanne Korpan, Ruling by the Book: Colonial Formations of the Bible in Nineteenth-Century Canada
  • Judith Brunton: Alberta’s Oil Public and the ‘Good Life’
  • Marisa Franz: Boxes from the North: Siberian Shamanic Collection History in Imperial Russian Museums
  • Meaghan Weatherdon: Unsettled Land: Walking the Land as Decolonizing Practice in the Journey of Nishiyuu
  • Helen Mo: Evangelicals in the Ethnoburbs: Religion, Ethnicity, and the Landscape of the Canadian Dream
  • Justin Stein: Alternate Currents: Reiki Therapy and Transnational Religion in the Modern North Pacific
  • Aldea Mulhern:  Religious Diversity and the Food Movement in Toronto
  • Elizabeth Klaiber: Rituals of book burning in early modern England, co-supervision with David Galbraith

Current Ph.D. Committees

  • Annie Heckman, Tibetan Life Narratives
  • Saliha Chattoo: Evangelical Youth Cultures in the Southern U.S.
  • Ryan Olfert: Blood Practices in Early Christianity
  • Jennifer Bright:   Tibetan Buddhist Discourses on Women’s Health
  • Greg Fewster: Reading and Writing the Authentic Paul: A Particular History of the Pauline Textual Tradition

M.A. Graduates:

  • Hannah Wilkinson: Christian Approaches to Historical Memory
  • Judith Ellen Brunton:  “Keeping Safe: The Toronto Birth Center, Indigenous Midwifery and Culturally Safe Care
  • Kendra Hawke:   “Keeping Us Sober: Prohibition, Protestants and Physicians in Early Twentieth-Century Ontario”
  • Natalie Merglesky:    “Immanent God, Divine Physician: Protestant and Catholic Faith Healing Narratives in 19th c. Quebec”
  • Jennifer Gilbert:    “Adoption and Christianity in Canada”
  • Roselle Gonsalves:   “Purity Balls: A 21st century, American Method of Ensuring Female Sexual Purity and Creating Feminine Identity”
  • Jennifer Bailey:   “Religious Diversity and Midwifery Care in Toronto”
  • Dace  Veinberga:    “Postcolonial Approaches to Baltic Folktales”
  • Marie Connor:    “Indigenous spirituality and the Anglican Church”

Current M.A. Students:

  • Ayan Kassim
  • Audrey Rochette