Current Advisees

 Student Thesis Title Degree Role Completed
Dakota M-Perrin Western versus Eastern European Responses to the Second Plague Pandemic M.A. Supervisor In Progress
Ayesha Akbari Interplay between Christianity and Colonial Influence M.A. Supervisor In Progress
Lucia Eyzaguirre Indigenous Cosmologies in Today's World M.A. Supervisor In Progress
Michael Aiello Imagining the End of the World: The Eschatological Language of The King James Bible and its Influences Ph.D. Supervisor In Progress
Sharon Angnakak Uqattiartuq: Inuit and Qallunaat interpretations of religion and law in early 20th century Canada Ph.D. Supervisor In Progress
Idoia Arana-Beobide The question of Basque Indigeneity Ph.D. Supervisor In Progress
Tatiana Frederickson Ethnography of Naming as a Religious Identity in Inuvialuit and Gwich’in Cultures M.A. Supervisor In Progress
Emily Hanlon Companions on the Way: Sufism in 21st Century Oakland Ph.D. Co-Supervisor with Prof. Meena Sharify-Funk of  Wilfred Laurier University In Progress

Alumni Advisees - PhD

 Student Thesis Title Degree Role Completed
Heather Penner Stopping Stigma: Behavioral Conditioning Changes Attitudes toward Disease, Disability, Stigma, Disgust, and Fear Employing Leprosy and HIV/AIDS as Case Studies Ph.D. Supervisor 2023
Colin Law Spirit of an American Cult: American Civil Religion and the Stories and Imagery Used to Shape American Identity Ph.D. Ph.D. 2023
Cynthia D. Stirbys Potentializing Wellness through the Stories of Female Survivors and Descendants of Indian Residential School Survivors: A Grounded Theory Study Ph.D. Supervisor 2016
Spencer Bullivant Believing to Belong: Negotiation and Experience of American Identity at a Non-Religious Summer Camp Ph.D. Supervisor 2015
Stephanie Tara Schwartz Double-Diaspora in the Literature and Film of Arab Jews Ph.D. Co-Supervisor 2012

Alumni Advisees - MA

 Student Thesis Title Degree Role Completed
Veronica Harvey A Saint Manquée: The Gregorian Reforms, Anglo-Norman Hagiography, and the Legend of Lady Godiva M.A. Supervisor 2023
Avian Tang Sainte-Anne, New France, and Pilgrimage: Locating the Colonial Foundation and Entrenchment of Quebec’s Religio-Cultural Identity in Sacred Person and Pilgrimage M.A. Supervisor 2015
Darcy Sawilla Religious Devotions in the Southern Low Countries as an Opposition to Catharism (1150-1300) M.A. Supervisor 2014
Colette St-Onge Symbols of Authenticity: Challenging the Static Imposition of Minority Identities through the Case Study of Inuit Art M.A. Supervisor 2011
Taralynn Parr Forgive Me Ana, for I have Sinned: Pro-Ana as Contemporary Asceticism M.A. Supervisor 2010