Lauren Strumos is pursuing her Ph.D. in the Department of Classics and Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa. She received her B.A. in Religious Studies from Bishop’s University (2017) and her M.A. in Religious Studies from Queen’s University (2018).
Lauren’s doctoral research engages theories of environmental and ecological justice to explore cooperative environmental activism among religious, nonreligious, and Indigenous protestors in Canada. She is also interested in environmental ethics and human-nonhuman animal relations, including the place of nonhuman animals in the sociological study of religion. Lauren is the Student Caucus Leader for the Nonreligion in a Complex Future project and an assistant editor for the Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network Blog.