Dr Kathleen Openshaw is a lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at Western Sydney University. She has a PhD from Western Sydney University (Australia), and a Master’s degree in Anthropology and Development Studies (Maynooth University, Ireland). Kathleen’s main research interests are the intersection between migration and religiosity – in particular, the experiences of African diaspora communities and their transnational connections to their homelands through the lens of their religiosity. Her PhD research was an ethnography of the Brazilian megachurch The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) in Australia. Kathleen is currently a member of the research team for an Australian Research Council Discovery Project, “The African Diaspora and Pentecostalism in Australia”. She is co-editor (with C. Rocha and M. Hutchinson) of Australian Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements: Arguments from the Margins. Leiden: Brill (2020).