University of Winchester
Dr Christina Welch is a senior lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Winchester. Dr Welch is also Programme Leader for the MA Religion: Rhetoric & Rituals of Death. Dr Christina Welch gained her first class BA (Hons) in Religious Studies with Psychology at King Alfred’s College in 2000, and her MA (with distinction) in the Archaeology of Art & Representation from the University of Southampton in 2001. In 2005 she gained her AHRB-funded Doctorate from the University of Southampton, titled “The Role of Popular Visual Representation in the Construction of North American Indian and Western Alternative Spiritual Identities”. She teaches in a wide range of subject areas including Islam, Judaism, and faith and globalisation. She is currently co-writing a book exploring religion in International Relations. Her research interests include death studies, and religion and visual culture.