Limited-Term Lecturer

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Ingie Hovland is a Limited-Term Lecturer in Global Christianity. She has a joint appointment between the Religion Department and the African Studies Institute, and is an affiliate faculty member of the Institute for Women's Studies.

Dr. Hovland is a cultural and historical anthropologist of religion, and is especially interested in the globalization of Protestant Christianity during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Her first book examined the intersection between Christianity and colonialism and was titled Mission Station Christianity: Norwegian Missionaries in Colonial Natal and Zululand, Southern Africa 1850-1890 (Brill, 2013). Her current book project explores the relationship between Christianity and the women’s movement in the early twentieth century. For more information about her research, please visit her website at or follow her on Twitter @ingiehovland.


PhD, SOAS University of London, England

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