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Dr Veronique Altglas

School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work
Dr Veronique Altlglas

Dr Veronique Altglas

School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work

Véronique Altglas has researched on new religious movements, the management of minority religions, and anti-Semitism. She is the current General Secretary of the International Society for the Sociology of Religion. Her last monograph, From Yoga to Kabbalah,received the ISSR’s best book award in 2017. Her critical sociology of religion aims to reintegrate issues of power, class formation, social interactions and practice, and to renew the understanding of religious individualism.

Research Interests

Open to PhD applications in:

  • Sociological and Anthropological approaches to religion

  • Identity formation in Northern Ireland and beyond

  • Racism and anti-Semitism

  • Social class

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Alumni: Where are they now

DGov Title Derry/Londonderry UK City of Culture 2013: A sociological analysis
Name Peter Doak
Years of study 2014
Country Canada 
Current Position Lecturer at the University of Leeds

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