Dr Jasjit Singh is a postdoctoral research fellow based at the University of Leeds. His research focuses on the religious lives of British South Asians, in particular young British Sikhs. His research examines religious identity and processes of religious transmission and learning in particular the relationship between traditional arenas of religious transmission such as the family environment and religious institutions and newer arenas of religious transmission often organised by young people themselves including camps, University faith societies and the Internet. His current interests include examining the role of the arts and media in religious learning and identity formation.
His PhD thesis 'Keeping the Faith: The Transmission of Sikhism among 18-30 year old British Sikhs' was recognised for research excellence. He has published a number of peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on the religious lives of young British Sikhs.