Dr Francesca Montemaggi
Lecturer in Religious Studies
- Media commentator
- Anthropology and Sociology of Religion
- Contemporary Christianity
- Myth and Film
Impact and engagement
- I have given talks at local events, including 'philosophy cafes' and the African film festival.
- Cinema through Sociology & Anthropology
- Analysis of films and TV shows from a sociological and anthropological angle
Education and qualification
- PhD (Pass with no corrections) – Cardiff University
- MSc in Social Science Research Methods – Cardiff University
- MSc in Nationalism Studies (University of Edinburgh)
- LLB (University of Kent at Canterbury)
I am currently Lecturer in Religious Studies teaching anthropology of religion and cinema. I've also lectured and led seminars in sociology on various subjects, including globalisation, migration, modernity, and national identity.
Previously, I have been a policy and public affairs professional and an elected local government councillor in Cardiff.