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Full Professor
Faculty of Arts
Classics and Religious Studies

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Office: (613) 562-5800 X1176
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Research information:

  • Contemporary Roman Catholicism
  • The papacy of Pope Francis I
  • The history of Catholicism in Canada
  • Indigenous peoples and the ongoing impact of residential schools
  • First Nations' relationship with the Catholic Church (historically and contemporaneously)
  • Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
  • Missionaries and Indigenous peoples in seventeenth-century Canada
  • Traditional Indigenous spiritualities
  • Indigenous Catholicism
  • Indigenous pilgrimages in Canada
  • The role of Saint Anne in Indigenous Catholicism
  • Popular and "lived" religion
  • Catholic veneration of the Virgin Mary and of saints
  • Relics and miracles
  • The canonization process in the Catholic Church
  • Christian martyrdom
  • Jean de Br├ębeuf and the cult of the North American Martyrs
  • Catholic shrines and pilgrimages
  • Marian apparitions (visions of the Virgin Mary)
  • Vatican II and the Quiet Revolution in Quebec
  • Multiculturalism and religion in contemporary Canada

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