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Professor of Religious Studies, Martin University

I have a Master's and a Doctorate in Religious Studies and have been working or teaching in higher education for sixteen years. I am the author of two books, "Malleable Mara: Transformations of a Buddhist Symbol of Evil" (State University of New York Press, 2019) and "Religion and Myth in the Marvel Cinematic Universe" (McFarland Press, 2021), fourteen peer-reviewed journal articles, and two dozen conference presentations. My areas of research are religions of South Asia, the political use of religious narratives, and religion in popular culture.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Religious Studies, Martin University

Education

  • 2010 
    Northwestern University, Religious Studies