Meet the Expert

The Basics

First Name
Cristina
Middle Name/M.I.
Last Name
Rosetti
City
Salt Lake City
State/Territory/Province
Utah
Country
United States

Professional Information

Categories of Difference
Title
PhD
Institutional Affiliation
University of California, Riverside
Discipline of Degree
Religious Studies
Biographical Sketch
Cristina Rosetti holds a PhD in Religious Studies from the University of California, Riverside. Her research focuses on Mormon fundamentalism, non-LDS Mormons, and underrepresented Mormon traditions. Cristina is currently working on the biography of Joseph W. Musser, a 20th century Mormon fundamentalist leader, under contract with University of Illinois Press.

Mormon Studies Expertise

Methods/ Approaches
Anthropology, Ethnography, Ethnohistory, Oral History, Religious Studies
Chronological Focus
21st century
Geographic Focus
United States and/or Canada
Research Topics
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Folklore/Storytelling, Healing, Material Culture, Other Mormon Traditions (AUB/Bickertonite/FLDS/Strangite/etc.), Sociology of Religion, Theology
Key Words
Mormon, Mormonism, LDS, Fundamentalism, non-LDS traditions, polygamy, plural marriage, Spiritualism, spirit communication
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