Dr Justin Woodman

Staff details

Position Senior Lecturer and Senior Tutor
Department Anthropology
Email j.woodman (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone +44 (0)20 7919 7034
Dr Justin Woodman

Dr Justin Woodman studied at Goldsmiths where he completed his doctoral research on concept and the politics of the ‘demonic’ within contemporary occultures in the UK. Current research interests include: esotericism, speculative fiction and popular culture; racism and political extremism within cultures of conspiracy; religion, cognition and the ‘New Atheism’. 


Dr Justin Woodman convenes the foundation year of the Integrated Degree in Anthropology.

He teaches the following courses:


Research Interests

Anthropology of religion; contemporary esotericism and paganism; speculative literature and popular culture; the anthropology of evil; moral panics; cognition and the supernatural.

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