Rosalind I. J. Hackett

Rosalind I. J. Hackett is Professor and Head of Religious Studies, and adjunct in Anthropology, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She has published widely on religion in Africa, notably on new religious movements, religious media, regulation of religious diversity, and religion and conflict. Recent publications include: Proselytization Revisited: Rights Talk, Free Markets, and Culture Wars (ed.) (Equinox 2008) and Displacing the State: Religion and Conflict in Neoliberal Africa (University of Notre Dame Press, co-edited with James H. Smith, 2012). In 2010 she was re-elected President of the International Association for the History of Religions (until 2015).