Ph.D. University of Otago

B.D. University of Otago

P.G.Dip (Tourism) University of Otago

B.A. (Hons.) University of Otago

Mike Grimshaw

Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Mike Grimshaw is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. Prior to restructuring in 2010 he was programe coordinator of Religious Studies at University of Canterbury. His many research interests include the history of religion and culture, religion in New Zealand culture and society, secular and radical theology and secular studies, and post-colonialism. He is currently serving as an investigator for the New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study (NZAVS), which looks at the effects of religious and secular affiliation on personal well-being. He is the author of Bibles and Baedekers: Tourism, Travel, Exile and God (2008), a contributor to 11 volumes, and the editor of numerous collections, including The Lloyd Geering Reader: Prophet of Modernity (2007).