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David Seljak
Professor
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Educational Background:

B.A.

University of Toronto

1982

 

B.A. Honours

University of Toronto

1985

 

M.A.

University of Toronto

1987

 

Ph.D.

McGill University

1996

Awards:

Research Grant

Citizenship & Immigration Canada

2010

 

Facutly Research Grant

St. Jerome's University

2010 - 2011

 

Research Grant

Multiculturalism & Human Rights Branch

2008

 

Research Grant

Department of Canadian Heritage

2007 - 2008

Research Activity:

Edited volumes

Co-edited with Paul Bramadat. Religion and Ethnicity in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009 (originally published with Pearson Longman, 2005).

Co-edited with Paul Bramadat. Christianity and Ethnicity in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008.

Chapters in books

Co-authored with Paul Bramadat, “Between Secularism and Post-Secularism: A Canadian Interregnum,” in The Secular State and Religious Diversity: Secularism, Tolerance, and Accommodation, ed. André Laliberté, Bruce Berman, and Rajeev Bhargava. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, forthcoming, 2012.

Co-authored with Paul Bramadat, “Charting the New Terrain: Christianity and ethnicity in Canada,” in Christianity and Ethnicity in Canada, 3-48, ed. Paul Bramadat and David Seljak, ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008.

Co-authored with Paul Bramadat, “Conclusion: The Discourse of Loss and the Future of Christianity and Ethnicity in Canada,” in Christianity and Ethnicity in Canada, 415-435, ed. Paul Bramadat and David Seljak, edToronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008.

Articles in academic journals

“Why Unions, Why Now?” The Ecumenist: A Journal of Theology, Culture and Society, Vol. 49, No. 1 (Winter 2012): 16-17.

“Gregory Baum, Evil, and the Sociological Imagination”, The Ecumenist: A Journal of Theology, Culture and Society, Vol. 47, No. 1 (Winter 2010): 13-18.

“Dialogue among the Religions in Canada,” Horizons: A Policy Research Journal of the Policy Research Initiative in Canada, Vol. 10, No. 2 (2009): 27-33.

“Islamophobia, Immigration and Europe: A Catholic Perspective,” The Ecumenist: A Journal of Theology, Culture and Society, Vol. 45, No. 4 (Summer 2008): 11-17.

“Secularization and the Separation of Church and State in Canada,” Canadian Diversity, Vol. 6, No. 1 (Winter 2008): 6-24.

Reports

Seljak, David, Joanne Benham Rennick, and Nicholas Shrubsole. “Christianity and Citizenship,” in Religion and Citizenship in Canada: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities, ed. Paul Bramadat, 14-54. Report prepared for Citizenship and Immigration Canada by the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society, University of Victoria. Submitted 31 March 2011. Our section was 40 pp. (18,800 words).

Seljak, David, (with Andréa Schmidt and Paul Bramadat), Research Themes for Canadian Multiculturalism 2008-2010: Ontario. Report for the Strategic Policy, Research and Planning Directorate, Multiculturalism and Human Rights Program, Department of Canadian Heritage, Ottawa. Submitted 30 May 2008. 41 pp.

Seljak, David, (with Andréa Schmidt and Adam Stewart). Secularization and the Separation of Church and State in Canada. Report for the Strategic Policy, Research and Planning Directorate, Multiculturalism and Human Rights Program, Department of Canadian Heritage, Ottawa. Submitted 7 January 2008. 73 pp.