Matthew Engelke

Matthew Engelke is a senior lecturer in the Department of Anthropology at the London School of Economics. He has conducted research on Christianity in Zimbabwe and in England. His book A Problem of Presence: Beyond Scripture in an African Church (University of California Press, 2007) won the 2008 Clifford Geertz Prize from the Society for the Anthropology of Religion and the 2009 Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing from the Society for Humanistic Anthropology. He is the editor of Prickly Paradigm Press and the editor designate of the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.