Ph.D. (Religious Studies), University of Edinburgh
M.Sc. (Social Anthropology), University of Edinburgh
B.Phil. (Religious Studies and Philosophy), Fudan University
Ting Guo is Assistant Professor of Cultural and Religious Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, focusing on religion, politics, and gender in transnational Asia. She was trained in Religious Studies at the University of Edinburgh, with an Innovation Initiative Award-winning thesis on AI, spirituality, and secularism in twentieth-century Europe and has since been working on (post) secularism from a comparative perspective. She also holds a status-only Assistant Professorship with Wycliffe College, University of Toronto.
She is writing her first book, Politics of Love: Religion, Secularism, and Love as a Political Discourse in Modern China. Her works have appeared or are forthcoming in journals including Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Method & Theory in the Study of Religion, Critical Research on Religion, Anthropology Today, and Journal of Religion and Film. She co-hosts a podcast called 時差 ”in-betweenness" (@shichapodcast). She loves Korean dramas.