Joseph Gelfer

Researcher of men and masculinities

Dr Joseph Gelfer is a researcher in the area of men and masculinities. He has a BA from the University of Bristol (UK) and a PhD from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand).

Joseph's books include Masculinities in a Global Era (Springer Science+Business Media, 2014) and Numen, Old Men: Contemporary Masculine Spiritualities and the Problem of Patriarchy (Routledge, 2009).

Some of the print and broadcast media that have featured Joseph's work include:

  • TV: SBS, Sky, Seven Network, Channel 10, Channel 31.
  • Radio: BBC, ABC (national and local network), numerous local stations.
  • Print: The Guardian (UK), Spirituality & Health (US), Fate (US), Nexus (Aus), Conscious Living (Aus), Rainbow News (NZ), Fortean Times (UK), The Age (Aus), The Conversation (Aus), VoiceMale (US), The Tablet (UK).
  • Academic journals: The Journal of Men’s Studies, NORMA: Nordic Journal for Masculinity Studies, Paranthropology, CrossCurrents, New Proposals: Journal of Marxism and Interdisciplinary Inquiry, Feminist Theology, Journal of Alternative Spiritualities and New Age Studies, British Association for the Study of Religions Bulletin, Reviews in Religion & Theology, Religion and Gender, Nova Religio, Relegere, Journal of Contemporary Religion, Zeitschrift für Anomalistik, Australian Journal of Parapsychology, Journal for the Academic Study of Religion.

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