Visiting Professor, Liberal Studies Department and Religious Studies Program
211 Lake Ontario Hall
1 Campus Drive
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401
Professor Mulhern teaches and writes about: method and theory in study of religion;
anthropology of religion; food, religion, and environment in community activism;
food in Judaism and Islam; the value and value-ing of liberal education.
2015 "What does it mean to ‘Eat Jewishly?’: Authorizing discourse in the Jewish
Food Movement in Toronto, Canada," Scripta Instituti Donneriani Aboensis.
Vol. 26: 303-325. http://ojs.abo.fi/index.php/scripta/article/view/844/1263
2014 with Andrea Most. “Jewish Studies: Food,” Oxford Bibliographies Online:
Jewish Studies. 90 entries.
2014 with Michel Desjardins. “Living Sacrifice: Rethinking Abrahamic Religious
Sacrifice using Field Narratives of Eid ul-Adha,” Not Sparing the Child:
Human Sacrifice in the Ancient World and Beyond, eds. Vita Daphna Arbel,
J. R. C. Cousland, Richard Menkis, and Dietmar Neufeld. London:
2017 “A Recipe for Success? Or, When Students Wanted an Assignment
Outline, What I Gave Instead, and What Happened Next,” Bulletin for
the Study of Religion. Special issue: Teaching and Theorizing Religion
and Food. Equinox Pub: Sheffield, UK.
2015 “Russell McCutcheon’s Theses on Professionalization: Aldea Mulhern
on Thesis 17,” Bulletin for the Study of Religion, NAASR, Equinox.
Ph.D. Study of Religion, University of Toronto