Notes on Contributors
is Lecturer in Sociology at Queen’s University Belfast. Her book, From Yoga to Kabbalah: Religious Exoticism and the Logics of Bricolage, was chosen by the International Society for the Sociology of Religion as the best book in 2017.
is Lecturer in Sociology at Ulster University. He completed his doctoral research at Queen’s University Belfast, where he taught for several years. His research focuses on the use of urbanism as a vehicle of ethno-political conflict transformation.
holds a PhD. in Sociology ( EHESS, 2004). He is a CNRS researcher at the Centre Maurice Halbwachs (Paris), specialist in Pentecostal/Charismatic movements. His most recent publication is a volume on Protestantism in Paris, coedited with G. Malogne-Fer (2017).
holds a PhD. in Sociology ( EHESS, 2005). Working on gender and religion, she has done extensive fieldwork in Polynesian Protestant churches. She has notably coedited a book on Gender and Pentecostalism with Y. Fer (2015).
is Assistant Professor of Sociology of Protestantism at the University of Strasbourg. He works on religious congregations and religious diversity. He recently published (2018)Congregations in Europe at Springer, co-authored with Jörg Stolz.
(Ph.D SUNY-Binghamton) is a lecturer in African and Imperial history at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland. He has written extensively on religion and on politics in Southern Africa and the Portuguese-speaking world.
holds a PhD from the Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), Aix-en-Provence, France, where she is currently Assistant Professor in sociology. She has authored two books on Islam, including Sufism and politics in Pakistan, Paris, Karthala, 2011.
(1970–2015) was lecturer in Sociology at Queen’s University Belfast. His work is particularly influential for the study of New Age, spirituality, and the epistemology of the sociology of religion. It includes Possession, Power and the New Age (2007).