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Simon Coleman is Chancellor Jackman Professor at the Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto, and immediate past-president of the Society for the Anthropology of Religion, American Anthropological Association. His research interests include Pentecostalism, pilgrimage, cathedrals, and the construction of religious infrastructure, and he has conducted fieldwork in Sweden, England, and Nigeria. He is coeditor of the journal Religion and Society: Advances in Research.