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Kristin Bloomer

Associate Professor of Religion, Religion
Chair of Religion, Religion

Education & Professional History

Wesleyan University, BA; Cambridge University, BA, MA; University of Montana, MFA; University of Chicago, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Religion, University of Hawaii-Manoa, 2008-2010.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies and South Asian Religions, Harvard University, 2012-13.

At Carleton since 2010.

Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations

American Academy of Religion, Society of Hindu-Christian Studies, American Council of Learned Societies, American Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) India Program, ISLE Representative, American Institute of Indian Studies Representative and Nominating Committee Member.

Current Courses

  • Fall 2022
    RELG 110: Understanding Religion
  • Winter 2023
    RELG 399: Senior Research Seminar
  • Spring 2023
    RELG 155: Hinduism: An Introduction
    RELG 400: Integrative Exercise
  • Fall 2023
    RELG 100: Christianity and Colonialism
  • Winter 2024
    RELG 399: Senior Research Seminar
  • Spring 2024
    RELG 237: Yoga: Religion, History, Practice
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Curriculum Vitae