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Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Malone, Joanna

United Kingdom


Joanna Malone is currently a research coordinator at the LASAR (Learning about Science and Religion) research team at Canterbury Christ Church University.

She gained her MSc in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Oxford in 2015 and in 2021 she gained her PhD at the University of Kent in the Religious Studies Department as part of the Understanding Unbelief Programme.

Her doctoral research focused on the experiences, understandings, and significance of non-belief for older adults in the UK. Her research interests include belief and non-belief, non-religion and ageing. Joanna is Co-deputy editor of the NSRN Blog and is currently part of the British Sociological Association Sociology of Religion Study Group committee acting as PGR/ECR Liaison officer.