Professor Linda Woodhead
Director Professor Linda Woodhead
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I am Director of the Religion and Society Programme. This role involves co-ordinating the Programme and making sure it meets its objectives; overseeing the commissioning of research; acting as the public face and contact point for the Programme; liaising between the research councils and the projects they are funding; adding value to the research on the Programme, e.g. by offering training courses to researchers, and by bringing the researchers together to learn from one another; and helping ensure that research findings are communicated effectively to the right constituencies, and that they have maximum impact.
My research involves theoretical and empirical exploration of religion, with a particular focus on religion in contemporary western societies, and my hobbies include cars and dogs. For more information please visit my personal website [see below].
I am Professor of Sociology of Religion at Lancaster University. The Directorship buys a proportion of my time for five years, but I am still based at the University.
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