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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Q&A with Dr. Alicia Batten: why study religion

Welcome to our Q & A series with Religious Studies instructors, alumni, and students. Get to know our people, research, and courses!

Meet Dr. Alicia Batten, RS professor and undergraduate officer.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Graduate Students Successful in SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship Competition

We are very pleased to announce that three of our PhD students have been successful in the SSHRC competition!

Chris Miller (supervised by Doug Cowan at UW) has been awarded a two-year SSHRCC doctoral award, Doaa Shalabi (supervised by David Seljak at UW) has been awarded one of the prestigious Canada Graduate Scholarships, and Sahver Kuzucuoglu (supervised by Jasmin Zine and Meena Sharify-Funk at WLU) has been awarded a 3-year year SSHRC fellowship.

Our heartiest congratulations to all of you!

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Don’t Ignore the Role of “Christian Values” in Conservative Conspiracy - by Carmen Celestini, RS Graduate Student

Carmen Celestini, a PhD student in the Religious Diversity in North America program at University of Waterloo recently published the article, "Don’t Ignore the Role of “Christian Values” in Conservative Conspiracy". 

Monday, April 20, 2015

Religious Studies Student Award Winners

Each year the Religious Studies Department honours its outstanding students with a lunch at the University Club.  This year the award winners are"

Highest Second Year Average Award: Rebecca Chapeskie

Highest Third Year Average Award: Maddy Prevost

Highest Fourth Year Average Award: Douglas Wilson

Outstanding Contribution to the RS Department Award: Madlyn Prevost

Pictured: Maddy Prevost, Mavis Fenn, Ricardo Gouvea, Rebecca Chapeskie and Doug Cowan (seated).

Monday, October 21, 2019

Prof. Jeff Wilson's new article: Buddhism without merit

Congratulations to professor Jeff Wilson on his new article: "Buddhism Without Merit: Theorizing Buddhist Religio-Economic Activity in the Contemporary World", published by the Journal of Global Buddhism.


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