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Faculty

Brenda Anderson

Assistant Professor, Luther College and Department of Gender, Religion, and Critical Studies
PhD, University of Regina

Office: Luther College 214
E-mail: brenda.anderson@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-5170

Current classes
Fall 2020 - WGST 100-L01 and RLST 275-L01

Research interests
Women in religion, specifically: feminist theories and practices in interreligious dialogue; feminist, post-colonial studies; women in Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism; mythic biographies and performative autobiographies

Leona Anderson

Professor Emeritus
PhD, McMaster University

E-mail: leona.anderson@gmail.com

Current classes
Fall 2020 RLST 268-397

Research interests
Sanskrit, Religion in India, Cuba, and China, Ritual and Iconography, Gender, Popular Culture

William Arnal

Professor
PhD, University of Toronto

Office: CL 256
E-mail: william.arnal@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-5680

Current classes
Fall 2020 - RLST 202-001

Research interests
New Testament, Gnosticism, Ancient Religions, Ancient Magic, and Method and Theory

Jill Arnott

Sessional Lecturer III
MA, University of Regina

E-mail: Jill.Arnott@uregina.ca

Kevin Bond

Associate Professor, Department Head
PhD, McMaster University

Office: CL 259
E-mail: kevin.bond[at]uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4335

Current classes
Fall 2020 - RLST 207-001

Research interests
Early Modern Religion in Japan: The Cult of Fudō Myōō, Popular Religion and Theatre, Humour and Parody

Ian Brown

Post-doctoral Fellow

E-mail: Ian.Brown@uregina.ca

Claire Carter

Associate Professor
PhD, York University

Office: CL 328
E-mail: Claire.Carter@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4668
Fax: 306-585-4815

Current classes
Fall 2020 - WGST 380AM-001

Research interests
Current research examines the relationship between movement/exercise and the embodiment of gender within the changing dynamics of queer and trans communities in Canada. She teaches courses on feminist methodologies, queer theory, and popular culture and some of her work has been published in Queer Studies in Media and Popular Culture, Leisure Studies, Sexualities, and the Journal of Gender Studies.

Michelle Folk

Sessional Lecturer III
PhD, Concordia University

E-mail: michelle.folk@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-5128

Current classes
Fall 2020 - RLST 100-C01 and RLST 203-C01

Troni Grande

Adjunct Professor, Associate Professor (Department of English)
PhD, University of Alberta

Office: AH 353
E-mail: Troni.Grande@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4570
Fax: 306-585-5429

Research interests
Creative nonfiction, Shakespeare and early-modern drama, 18th-century drama (she-tragedy), literary theory (especially feminism), genre studies, editing.

FranzVolker Greifenhagen

Professor, Dean - Luther College
PhD, Duke University

Office: CL 219
E-mail: franzvolker.greifenhagen@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4859

Current classes
Fall 2020 - RLST 100-L01 and RLST 241-L01

Research interests
My research interests include comparative scriptures and scriptural systems, more specifically the processes of canonization in both traditional and alternate religious expressions, and the scriptural and interpretive traditions of Islam, Judaism and Christianity in comparison. Also, I am interested in the emergence of distinctly North American forms of Islam and the modes of exegesis associated with them, particularly around issues of the role of women, activism and fundamentalism. Finally, I continue my interest in ideologies of identity in the Hebrew bible, and in effective pedagogies in Religious Studies generally, and biblical studies in particular.

Cindy Hanson

Adjunct Professor, Professor (Department of Sociology and Social Studies)
PhD Educational Studies UBC; MAED St. Francis Xavier (Antigonish NS); BEd UofS

Office: CL 209
E-mail: cindy.hanson@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-381-8631
Fax: 306-585-4815

Research interests
Gender, feminism and intersectionality. Social movements. Indigenous rights. International development. Community-and arts-based research. Participatory methodologies.

Sami Helewa

Associate Professor, Campion College
President, Campion College

Office: CM 404
E-mail: sami.helewa@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-359-1217
Website: https://campioncollege.ca/resources/dr-sami-helewa/

Current classes
Fall 2020 - RLST 227-C01

Darlene Juschka

Associate Professor
BA, Classics, University of Waterloo, MA, Religion and Culture, Wilfrid Laurier University, PhD, Religious Studies, University of Toronto

Office: CL 324
E-mail: darlene.juschka@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-5280
Fax: 306-585-4815

Current classes
Fall 2020 - WGST 100-397, WGST 372-397/RLST 373-397

Research interests
Feminist methods, theories, and epistemologies; popluar culture; globalization; feminist history; gender and sexuality studies (ancient and modern); approaches to the study of religion; symbol, myth, and ritual (ancient and modern); folk religions, shamanism, and possession; cross cultural study of religion, ancient Greek and Roman religions; ritual associated with death and burial (ancient and modern)

Bridget Keating

Sessional Lecturer III
MA, University of Regina

E-mail: Bridget.Keating@uregina.ca

Charity Marsh

Adjunct Professor, Professor (Media, Art, and Performance - Creative Technologies)

Office: RC 033
E-mail: charity.marsh@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-337-2623
Website: http://www.interactivemediaandperformance.com/

Research interests
Indigenous Hip Hop Cultures; Popular Music in Canada; Electronic Dance Music Cultures; Interactive Media and Performance; Technology and Gender; Arts and Athleticism; Arts-Based Community Health

Patricia Miller-Schroeder

Professor Emeritus
MA Biological Anthropology, University of Calgary

E-mail: Patricia.Miller-Schroeder@uregina.ca

Research interests
Women and the environment, women's reproduction and reproductive processes, motherhood, mothering and mothers, women as scientists and as subjects/objects of scientific research, women and human evolution, special interest in examining linkages between all of the above as well as how they can be empowering or oppressive to women, women's creative writing, autobiography, memoir and life story as process and empowerment.

Yuan Ren

Associate Professor
PhD, McMaster University

Office: CL 256
E-mail: yuan.ren@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-5265

Current classes
Fall 2020 - RLST 100-002 and RLST 211-001

Research interests
Chinese and Indian Buddhism, Religious Syncretism in Asia, Texts in Asian Religions

Danette Starblanket

Sessional Lecturer III

E-mail: danette.starblanket@uregina.ca

Michelle Stewart

Associate Professor
hD, University of California Davis

Office: CL 336
E-mail: michelle.stewart@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4873
Fax: 306-585-4815

Current classes
Fall 2020 - WGST 202-001 and WGST 204-001

Research interests
Michelle Stewart teaches in the area of social justice and research methods. She received her PhD in Anthropology from the University of California Davis in 2011 where she focused on political and legal anthropology.  Her dissertation research explored contemporary policing practices in Canada with attention to programs and training that rely on collaborations between community, police and other agencies. She has had this work presented in articles in Contemporary Justice Review and M/C. She is currently revising this work into a book namuscript entitled Pedagogies of the State: Capture, Collaboration and Contestation in Late Neoliberalism.

Blair Stonechild

Adjunct Professor

Office: FNUniv 4013
E-mail: abstonechild@fnuniv.ca

Current classes
NDG 232: Indigenous Systems of Religion and Philosophy INDG 332: Indigenous Religions and Philosophy INDG 432: Native American Indigenous Religious Philosophies

Research interests
Research interests: Principles and practices of Indigenous spirituality (primarily Cree and Saulteaux), virtues, disciplines and ceremonies, spirituality versus religion, concept of Indigenous Eden, and contemporary relevance.

Michelle Wagner

Sessional Lecturer
MA, Queen's University

E-mail: Michelle.Wagner@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-359-1233

Staff

Bettyann Paterson

Administrative Assistant

Office: CL 306.1
E-mail: bettyann.paterson@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-5128