Rosalind Hackett
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Rosalind I. J. Hackett is Professor and Head of Religious Studies, and adjunct in Anthropology, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA.  From 2003-08 she was a Distinguished Professor in the Humanities. She received her PhD in Religious Studies from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland in 1986, and prior to that taught at Nigerian universities for eight years.  In 2000-01 she spent a year at Harvard University as Liberal Arts Fellow in Law and Religion, Harvard Law School and Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of World Religions.  She was a Rockefeller Research Fellow at the Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame in 2003-04. She was appointed a Mellon Fellow at the University of Cape Town in Religious Studies in May 2014.