Staff Profiles: Dr. Martin Wood

Dr. Martin Wood

Staff Profile: Dr. Martin Wood
Course Leader in Religion, Philosophy and Ethics

Dr. Martin Wood

Dr. Martin Wood

Course Leader in Religion, Philosophy and Ethics

Religious, Philosophical and Historical Studies

At the University of Gloucestershire, Martin Wood currently works with the Religion, Philosophy and Ethics team teaching undergraduate Hinduism and Buddhism and postgraduate Buddhism.

Biography

At the University of Gloucestershire, Martin Wood currently works with the Religion, Philosophy and Ethics team teaching undergraduate Hinduism and Buddhism and postgraduate Buddhism. he has a strong research profile and has been published in national and international journals and edited works. Current research interests lie with the Jalaram Bapa Hindu tradition and he has recently conducted research in Gujarat, India on material religious culture and sacred landscape.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BA (Hons) Study of Religions University of Chichester 1996
MA Study of Religions Bath Spa University 2000
PhD Theology and Religious Studies University of Bristol 2008

Membership of professional bodies

British Association for Study of Religions

Gujarati Studies Association (2009)

Teaching and research

Teaching

Hinduism, Buddhism, sociology and anthropology of religion.

Judaism, Christianity, Islam.

Indigenous traditions.

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

Gujarati Hinduism (Jalaram Bapa tradition) in India and U.K.

External responsibilities

Alliance of Religions and Conservation (2012-13).

Open University (2010).

 

Subjects for media interviews

Hinduism

Indigenous Traditions (Maori)

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