Margarita Simon Guillory

Associate Professor of Religion

  • Title Associate Professor of Religion
  • Office 145 Bay State Road
  • Phone 617-358-1754
  • Education BA, Emory University; MA, University of Saint Thomas; Ph.D., Rice University

Margarita Simon Guillory teaches courses on American religious history, digital religion, and religion and popular culture. Her research interests include identity construction in Africana esoteric religions, religion and technology, and social scientific approaches to religion. She is the author of Social and Spiritual Transformation in African American Spiritual Churches (Routledge 2017) and co-editor of Esotericism in African American Religious Experience (Brill 2014). In addition to these works, she has published articles in the Journal of Gnostic Studies, Culture and Religion, and Pastoral Psychology. Her current project, Africana Religion in the Digital Age, considers how African Americans utilize the Internet, social media, mobile applications, and gaming to forge new ways to express their religious identities.

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