Religions and Public Life Speaker Series - Ruth Marshall
Ruth Marshall, Assistant Professor in the Study of Religion, University of Toronto, will be speaking February 26th as part of the Religions and Public Life speaker series. Marshall's academic interests include religion and politics, African politics and post-colonial theory, political philosophy, transnational religion, and Pentecostalism. Her research focuses on Africa, especially West Africa, with a focus on transnational religion, war and violence, youth militias, citizenship, ethno-nationalism, autochthony, and international interventionism. Some of her publications include "Prospérité Miraculeuse: Les pasteurs pentecôtistes et l'argent de Dieu au Nigéria"; "Mediating the Global and Local in Nigerian Pentecostalism"; and "God is not a Democrat: Pentecostalism and Democratisation in Nigeria" in Paul Gifford (ed.) The Christian Churches and the Democratisation of Africa.