News for France and Canada, research, and some articles
Contact Info:Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL A1C 5S7 Canada [email protected] https://www.faculty.mun.ca/jselby/
Current – Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Former – Postdoctoral Fellow, Islam in the West Program, Harvard University
Areas of Expertise:
- Islam in the West (France, Canada)
- Method and Theory, Secularization Theory
- Islam, Interpretations of Sharia
- Women and Islam, Gender Studies
Questioning French Secularism: Gender Politics and Muslim Women in a Parisian Banlieue. February 2012. Contemporary Anthropology of Religion Series. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Debating Sharia: Islam, Gender Politics and Family Law Arbitration. Spring 2012. Co-edited with Anna Korteweg. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
“French Secularism as a Guarantor of Women’s Rights? Islam and Gender Politics in a Parisian Banlieue.” 2011. Culture and Religion 12:4 (December): 1-22.
“Islam in France Reconfigured: Republican Islam in the 2010 Gerin Report.” 2011. The Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs 31:3 (September): 383-398.
Jennifer Selby currently teaches in the Department of Religious Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.