I am an anthropologist of religion.
Previously, I was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Birkbeck, University of London, working on the Wellcome Trust funded project, Hidden Persuaders. This project explored cultural fears about ‘brainwashing’ and mind-control.
My current research explores sexuality and identity in African Christianity.
I completed my doctorate at the University of Oxford in 2020, which was based on ethnographic research amongst Nigerian Pentecostal Christians. My thesis was titled, ‘Sex and the Spirit: Embodiment and Sexual Difference in a Global Deliverance Movement’, and forms the basis of a forthcoming book (Oxford University Press). My other publications can be found here.
I also work closely with law enforcement, health professionals, safeguarding leads, charities and journalists. If you are interested in finding out more, or collaborating with me, please reach out.