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This information is made available in order to facilitate research, mentorship, and teaching opportunities among scholars interested in the psychological study of religion. ALL other uses are prohibited. Name and Title
      Anisah Bagasra, M.A., ABD, Instructor
Institutional Affiliation
      Claflin University
Mailing Address
      Department of History and Sociology, Trustee Hall 400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA
Email AddressResearch Interests
      I am interested in traditional Islamic beliefs about mental illness, mental health care issues affecting the Muslim American population, development of scales of measurement for use with Muslims, Sufi psychology, altered states of consciousness in religious ritual, conversion experiences and the development of religious identity.
Representative Publications
    • Islamic Social Justice Movements: Their history and potential role in resolving conflict situations. A. Bagasra. ACResolutions: The quarterly magazine of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Summer 2008.
    • A Community Grows: Diversity marks emerging Muslim communities in South Carolina. A Bagasra. Islamic Horizons Magazine, vol. 35, no. 2, March/April 2006
    • Psychology of the Sufi Mystics of Islam. A Bagasra. Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa, vol. 28, no. 1, Spring 2004.
Research Keywords
      Transpersonal, Phenomenological, Measurement, Mental Health and Psychopathology, Social, New Religious Movements
Psychology and Religion Courses, Seminars, or Programs Taught
      Psychology of Religion
Relevant Degrees or Certificates Available at Institution
      B.A.
Languages Spoken
      English

 

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