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Hannes Sonnenschein

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Doctoral student at Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies Section: Religious Studies and Theology
A, Humanisthuset, HUM.J.127 Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

My academic background spans several disciplines within religious studies. I hold a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Science, a Bachelor of Theology in Religious Education, and a Master of Arts in Psychology of Religion. Currently, I am pursuing a doctoral degree in the field of Psychology of Religion. My research is centered on understanding the cognitive radicalization process of individuals across various sociocultural contexts. Through my work, I aim to comprehend the underlying mechanisms behind radicalization and how different cultural and social environments influence this process.

Lesser heard voices in studies of religion, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers 2022 : 78-100
Lindgren, Tomas; Sonnenschein, Hannes; Eriksson, Johan
Temenos, Åbo akademi 2021, Vol. 57, (1) : 59-80
Lindgren, Tomas; Sonnenschein, Hannes
Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion: A Diversity of Paradigms, Brill Academic Publishers 2020 : 43-62
Lindgren, Tomas; Sonnenschein, Hannes
Religions, MDPI 2020, Vol. 11, (9)
Sonnenschein, Hannes; Lindgren, Tomas
IAPR 2019 - Pshychology of Religion and Spirituality : New Trends and Neglected Themes. Gdańsk, Poland, August 30 - September 3, 2019
Lindgren, Tomas; Sonnenschein, Hannes
IAPR Conference in, Hamar, Norway, August 21-24, 2017
Lindgren, Tomas; Sonnenschein, Hannes

With a background in pedagogy, I have had the privilege of teaching several courses in religious studies. I have overseen instruction in foundational courses such as Religion and Society, Judaism and Islam, and Psychology of Religionand "Scriptures". Additionally, I have had the honor of supervising police trainees' T3 dissertations, where I provided guidance and support throughout their academic writing process. Through these experiences, I have gained insight into the pedagogical challenges and rewards associated with mentoring and teaching students in the field of religious studies.