Christopher Helland

Christopher Helland
  • Associate Professor of Sociology of Religion
    Dalhousie University

World-recognized expert in the study of the impact of digital media on religious beliefs and practices. Research examines the role of new media and the Internet in relation to issues of religious authority and power, religious information seeking behaviour, ritual practices, and even changing belief systems. Current research project is investigating the effects of computer-mediated communications on diaspora religious groups.