Professor Lori Beaman, University of Ottawa
Lori G. Beaman, Ph.D., F.R.S.C., is the Canada Research Chair in Religious Diversity and Social Change, Professor in the Department of Classics and Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa, and Director of the ‘Nonreligion in a Complex Future’ project (nonreligionproject.ca). She previously directed the ‘Religion and Diversity Project‘ (religionanddiversity.ca). Her publications include The Transition of Religion to Culture in Law and Public Discourse (Routledge, 2020), Deep Equality in an Era of Religious Diversity (Oxford University Press, 2017, Italian translation Eguaglianza profunda in un’era di diversità religiosa, Ariele, 2018) and “Living Well Together in a (non)Religious Future: Contributions from the Sociology of Religion,” Sociology of Religion, 78(1): 9-32. Professor Beaman received the 2017 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Impact Award in the Insight Category and holds an honorary doctorate from Uppsala University. She also received the Award for Excellence in Research, Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa, 2017-2018. Her current and engaged areas of research include nonreligion, equality, rights and freedoms, human/non-human relationships, law, religious diversity.
- Beaman, L. G. and Beyer, P. (2019) ‘Dimensions of Diversity: Toward a more Complex Conceptualization.’ Religions [special issue “Religion, Power, and Resistance: New Ideas for a Divided World”], edited by A. Halafoff, S. Han, C. Starkey & J. Spickard, 10(10): 559-574.
- Beaman, L.G. (2017) Deep Equality in an Era of Religious Diversity, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Beaman, L. G. (2013) ‘Overdressed and Underexposed or Underdressed and Overexposed?’ Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture special issue “Illegal Covering,” edited by Pascale Fournier and Valérie Amiraux, 19(6): 723-742.