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Martin Lund has a PhD in Jewish studies from Lund University (no relation). He is currently an assistant professor in religious studies at Södertörn University in Stockholm, Sweden, where he teaches courses on, among other topics, Islam, religion, politics, and radicalization, and the theories and methods of religious studies. His research mainly focuses on the intersections of comics and religions, as well as the formation and representation of identity and space in comics. He has published widely on these and related topics in academic and popular forums, and recent publications include Re-Constructing the Man of Steel: Superman 1938-1941, Jewish American History, and the Invention of the Jewish-Comics Connection (Palgrave 2016) and Muslim Superheroes: Comics, Islam, and Representation (with A. David Lewis; ILEX Foundation/Harvard University Press 2017).