Associate Professor Cristina Rocha is an ARC Future Fellow at the Religion and Society Research Centre, UWS. She is the editor of the 'Journal of Global Buddhism' and the 'Religion in the Americas' book series, Brill. Her research areas are: globalisation, religion, migration, transnationalism and cross-cultural negotiations, with a particular interest in the cultural traffic between Japan, Brazil and Australia.
ARC Future Fellow, The University of Western Sydney
Associate professor, UWS
Senior lecturer, UWS
Lecturer B, University of Western Sydney
Lecturer B, Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University
ARC Post doctoral fellow, University of Western Sydney
Lecturer , School of Archaeology and Anthropology, ANU
Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western Sydney, PhD
University of São Paulo, Brazil, M.Phil. (by dissertation)
University of São Paulo, Brazil, BSocSc. School of Social Sciences
The Diaspora of Brazilian Religions (with Manuel Vasquez), Brill
Transnational Pentecostal Connections: an Australian Megachurch and a Brazilian Church in Australia, Pentecostudies 12 (1): 62-82.
Buddhism in Australia: Traditions in Change (with Michelle Barker), Routledge
Seeking Healing Transnationally: Australians, John of God and Brazilian Spiritism, , TAJA (The Anthropology Journal of Australia), 20 (2): 229-246
Global Power Relations at Play in Fieldwork: Researching Spiritism in Brazil, Fieldwork in Religion special issue Religion and Fieldwork in Latin America, 3 (2): 145-160.
The Brazilians in Sydney,’ The Dictionary of Sydney, http://www.dictionaryofsydney.org/entry/brazilians
Zen in Brazil: The Quest for Cosmopolitan Modernity, University of Hawaii Press
Grants and Contracts
Pentecostal Connections: Migration, Missionaries, Mobility and Media between Australia and Brazil
Australian-Brazilian Connections: Mapping the Cultural Traffic in the Southern Hemisphere.
Globalisation And Culture (200206)
Social And Cultural Anthropology (160104)
Religion And Society (220405)
2012 Visiting Researcher, CUNY Graduate Centre. Visiting Researcher, University of London2011 Visiting Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Germany 2000 Japan Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, Japan