Clinical Professor of Religious Studies
Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
SHPRS Religious Studies Faculty
Agnès Kefeli is Clinical Full Professor of Religious Studies at Arizona State University and the author of Becoming Muslim in Imperial Russia, which received the 2015 Reginald Zelnik Book Prize of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. She is especially interested in popular contestation of official identities, religious liminality, production of religious knowledge, gender in the religious sphere, eco-nationalism, and various forms of enchantment. Her latest articles include: “Noah’s Ark Landed in the Ural Mountains: Ethnic and Ecological Apocalypse in Tatarstan,” published by Russian Review, and “Varieties of Tatar Esotericism in Post-Soviet Russia,” which will be published by the same journal in 2022.