Dr. Annalisa Butticci, 2019-2020
Butticci was a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity. Her research interests include anthropology and sociology of religion, historical anthropology, World Christianity, Roman Catholicism(s), Pentecostalism(s), African religions, African diasporas, Afro-Europe, mobility and migration, medical anthropology, religion and mental health, visual and material studies, and life stories. She received her Ph.D. from the Catholic University of Milan, Italy. Prior to her position at the Institute, she was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Utrecht University. From 2012-2015, she was a Marie Curie Fellow at Harvard Divinity School and the Department of Religious Studies at Utrecht University. She has been a Fellow at European and American universities and research institutes, including New York University, Rutgers University, the University of Padua (Italy), Freie University (Berlin), and Forum Transregionale Studien – Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices in Berlin. Currently, she has a position as assistant professor at the Georgetown University, Washington D.C.