Professor Martha Frederiks

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CMR 1900 project
Team Leader, Africa and the Americas
Section Editor, Western Africa

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Dr Frederiks is Head of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies and Professor of the Study of World Christianity at Utrecht University, the Netherlands.


Martha studied theology and Islamic studies at Utrecht University and the Duncan Black MacDonald Institute in Hartford, CT before spending six years in West Africa working in the field of Christian-Muslim relations. In 2003 she obtained her PhD (cum laude) from Utrecht University. Her research focused on Christianity and Christian-Muslim relations in West Africa.