Dr. Justine Buck Quijada, 2009-2011
Justine Buck Quijada is now Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion at Wesleyan University.
Justine Buck Quijada worked at the Institute as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow 2009 to 2011 . She received her PhD in Anthropology from the University of Chicago, USA. Her dissertation “Opening the Roads: History and Religion in Post-Soviet Buryatia” examines how Soviet anti-religious discourse shapes the current Buddhist and shamanic revival in Ulan-Ude, Russia. Her research interests include religion and secularism in post-Soviet societies, indigenous identity politics and multi-cultural states, indigenous Siberia and historical anthropology.