Dr. Jennifer SelbyI am an Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies, as well as an affiliate member of the Department of Gender Studies at Memorial University.

My research, teaching and supervision broadly consider Islam in contemporary France and in Canada.

Fields Of Research

  • Islam in the West (France, Canada)
  • Method and Theory, Secularization Theory
  • Islam, Interpretations of Sharia
  • Women and Islam, Gender Studies
  • Religion and Public Policy in Canada


BA Honours (U Winnipeg), MA (Queen's University), PhD (McMaster University), Postdoctoral Fellowship (Harvard University)

Teaching Schedule

Fall 2016

RELS 2340 - Islam  

ANTH/RELS 3053 - Anthropology of Religion

Office Hours

Mondays, 2-3:30pm; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30am-12pm; or by appointment.

Office: 5029 Arts and Administration | Telephone: (709) 864-4046 | Email: jselby@mun.ca