Slavica Jakelić

Slavica Jakelić is Assistant Professor of Humanities and Social Thought at Valparaiso University’s Honors College and an Associate Fellow of the University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, where she is directing the project Secularism in the Late Modern Age: Between New Atheisms and Religious Fundamentalisms. She has written for both academic and broader audiences on religion and identity, theories of religion, secularism and secularization, religious and secular humanisms, and religion, secularism and peacebuilding. She is a co-editor of two volumes, The Future of the Study of Religion and Crossing Boundaries: From Syria to Slovakia, a co-editor of The Hedgehog Review’s issue “After Secularization,” and, most recently, the author of Collectivistic Religions: Religion, Choice, and Identity in Late Modernity. She is currently working on a book entitled The Practice of Religious and Secular Humanisms.