Books and Chapters

Theology and Westworld, co-edited with Shayna Sheinfeld. Lexington Press, 2020.

“Cultural Regrouping in the Diaspora: Mediating Hindu identity Online” in Digital Hinduism, edited by Xenia Zeiler. Routledge, 2020.

Personhood in Science Fiction: Religious and Philosophical Considerations. Palgrave-Macmillan, 2019.

“Muslim Women Cosplayers: Intersecting Religious, Cultural, and Fan Identities” in The Sacred in Fantastic Fandom, edited by Carole Cusak and John Morehead. MacFarland, 2019.

Hinduism and Hindu Nationalism Online. Routledge, 2018.

Selected articles

“The New Gods: Free Will, Determinism, and AI in Westworld and DEVS.” Journal of Popular Culture. June 2022.

“Liberal Prepping as Apocalyptic Eco-Religion.” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture. December 2022.

“Hijabi Cosplay: performances of culture, religion, and fandom,” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture. 30.2 (Summer) 2018.

“The Rhetoric of Violence, Religion, and Purity in India’s Cow Protection Movement,” Journal of Religion and Violence. May 2017.

“Digital Hinduism.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Hinduism. Ed. Tracy Coleman. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017, 2022.

“Hindu diaspora as ‘virtual community’: digital neighborhoods, electronic transnationalism.” University of Toronto Symposia. Vol 7, Spring 2016.

“Modi-era Nationalism and the Rise of Cyber-Activism.” Exemplar. Special Issue: The Meaning of Modi. 3:1, Spring 2015.

“Is there such a thing as ‘cyberimperialism’?”, Continuum, 28.1, May 2014.