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Adriaan van Klinken (2017)CURRENT POSITION

Associate Professor of Religion and African Studies, University of Leeds (since October 2015)

PREVIOUS ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Lecturer in African Christianity, University of Leeds (February 2013-September 2015)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SOAS University of London (November 2011-January 2013)
  • Postdoctoral Teaching & Research Fellow, Utrecht University (2011)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD in Religious Studies, Utrecht University (2011)
  • MA in Religious Studies, Utrecht University (2006)
  • BA in Religion & Social Work, Christelijke Hogeschool Ede (2003)

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2015)

EXTERNAL AWARDS, GRANTS & RECOGNITION

  • Newton Mobility Grant, British Academy (2016-2017). Project ‘Queering the Curriculum: LGBTI, Sexuality, and Masculinity Issues in Theology & Religious Studies in South Africa and the UK’, with Prof Sarojini Nadar (University of KwaZulu-Natal).
  • Research Fellowship, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, South Africa (2016).
  • Individual Research Grant, American Academy of Religion (2013). Project ‘Homosexuality, Christianity and National Identity in Postcolonial Zambia’.
  • Rubicon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (2011). Project: ‘A Saint in Times of AIDS: Religion and Masculinity Politics in Postcolonial Zambia’.

EXTERNAL POSITIONS

  • Editor of the journal Religion and Gender (since 2011).
  • Member of editorial board, Journal of the American Academy of Religion (since 2016).
  • Member of the Peer Review College, Arts and Humanities Research Council (since 2017).
  • Website editor, African Association for the Study of Religions (since 2014).
  • Co-Chair, African Religions Group, American Academy of Religion (since 2016).
  • Steering Committee Member, Men, Masculinities and Religion Group, American Academy of Religion (2016 – current).
  • Co-coordinator of the international research and networking project ‘Interdisciplinary Innovations in the Study of Religion and Gender: Postcolonial, Post-secular and Queer Perspectives’, with Prof. Anne-Marie Korte (2012-2015).

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • African Association for the Study of Religions (member since 2012)
  • African Studies Association of the UK (member since 2014)
  • American Academy of Religion (member since 2009)
  • British Institute in Eastern Africa (member since 2015).
  • GloPent: European Research Network on Global Pentecostalism (since 2014)
  • International Association for the Study of Religion and Gender (member since 2015)
  • Royal African Society (member since 2014)