Diane D'Souza is director of continuing education and of the Mission Institute at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is widely published in the fields of gender, religion, interreligious dialogue, and peace building.
Education[edit | edit source]
- Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, PhD in Religion, 2009.
- Doctorate, McGill UniversityMcGill University, Master of ArtsEducational Psychology and Counseling, 1982 – 1985.
- McGill University, Bachelor of ScienceBiology with a minor in Psychology, 1982.
- West Morris Regional High School, High School Diploma, 1974 – 1978
Biography[edit | edit source]
D'Souza lived and worked in India for nearly twenty years, where she taught Islam and Christian-Muslim relations and conducted research on Muslim women's religious practices. She earned her doctorate in religious studies from Vrije University in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Selected Research and Publications[edit | edit source]
Book[edit | edit source]
- 2012: Shia Women: Muslim Faith and Practice. Zubaan pub.
- Partners of Zaynab: A Gendered Perspective of Shia Muslim Faith. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2014.
Article[edit | edit source]
- The Figure of Zaynab in Shî'î Devotional Life
- In the presence of the martyrs: The alam in popular Shi’ i piety