Kijan Bloomfield


Kijan Bloomfield is a doctoral candidate in the Religion, Ethics, and Politics subfield at Princeton. Her research areas include African American religious thought, religion in the African Diaspora, global pentecostalism, and Caribbean philosophy. Her Ph.D. dissertation is an interdisciplinary project that explores the role of religious ethics in the history of social change in Jamaica from the late 19th century to the present. She earned an A.B. in Religion from Bowdoin College and a M.A. in International and Transcultural Education from Columbia University. She has been a visiting researcher in the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute for Social and Economic Studies at UWI Mona while she was completing ethnographic fieldwork in Kingston, Jamaica. She will be at Dartmouth in the Spring Term, 2017, teaching Rel. 19.25, Religions of the Caribbean, and Rel. 19.26, Global Pentecostalism.

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A.B. Bowdoin College
M.A Columbia University
Ph.D. Princeton University (expected)