• Dr Dorcas Dennis received her PhD in Religious Studies from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Her research focuses on the transcontinental religious and cultural traffic between Africa and the Diaspora in North America, the Caribbean, and Australia. As a scholar of Religion, she teaches, researches, writes, and reviews peer-review academic papers.

    Her hobbies include enjoying most genres of music, exploring new cultures, meeting new people, and gardening.
  • Selected Publications


    Year Title Altmetric
    2018-10-01 Migrant Peacemakers? African Pentecostals in New Zealand. -- Pursuing Peace in Godzone: Christianity and Peace Tradition in New Zealand.  Victoria University Press. 272. 2018-10-01


    Research Overview

  • Religion, Race and Ethnicity
    Religion, Migration, and Mental Health
    Global Circuits of African Spiritualities
    Africana Religious Festivals and Social Change
    Gender Identities and Afro-Caribbean Religions
    Black Atlantic Rituals and the Production of Justice Systems
    Ritual Economies and Health in Afro-Caribbean Religions Transcontinental Religious and Cultural Tourism of the Black Atlantic
  • Teaching Overview

  • African Religions
    Caribbean Religions
    Africana Spiritualities and Gender Identities
    Ritual Therapy and Health in Afro-Caribbean Religions
    Zangbetos: Indigenous Justice Systems in Africana Religions
  • Full Name

  • Dorcas Dennis