Erin Goheen Glanville

Erin Goheen Glanville is an independent scholar with a Ph.D. in English and Cultural Studies. Her thesis, “Storied Displacement, Storied Faith,” explores fictional narratives of displacement as pedagogical tools for church-based refugee activism. Most recently she coedited a volume Countering Displacements: The Creativity and Resilience of Indigenous and Refugee-ed People, published by University of Alberta Press. Erin’s family (partner Mark, daughter Mahla) straddles two continents, most recently relocating to Vancouver, Canada from Sydney, Australia. Her greatest delight is creating and working alongside her daughter.

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