assistant director, MRB Radio
Kristian Petersen is Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. His intellectual interests include Theory and Method in the Study of Religion, Islamic Studies, Chinese Religions, and Media Studies. He is host of the New Books in Religion and New Books in Islamic Studies podcasts. He is the author of Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab (Oxford University Press, 2017). He is currently writing a monograph entitled The Cinematic Lives of Muslims and working as part of the team developing De Gruyter’s new series, Introductions to Digital Humanities: Religion.