top of page
< Back

Campbell, Heidi

Texas A&M University (USA)

Heidi Campbell is Professor of Communication at Texas A&M University where she teaches in the areas of new media, popular culture and religion. She has a PhD from the University of Edinburgh in Computer-Mediated Communication & Practical Theology. Since the mid-1990s she has studied religion on the Internet and the influence of information communication technologies on religious communities. Her work has appeared in Journal of Computer-mediated Communication, Journal of Media and Religion, Journal of Contemporary Religion, New Media and Society, andThe Information Society and booksReligion Online (Dawson & Cowan, Routledge 2004) and The Blackwell Internet Handbook (Consalvo & Ess, Blackwells 2011). She is author of Exploring Religious Community Online (Peter Lang 2005), When Religion Meets New Media (Routledge 2010), Networked Theology (Baker Academic 2016),co-editor of A Science and Religion Primer (Baker Academic 2009) and editor of Digital Religion: Understanding Religious Practice in New Media World (Routledge, 2013), Playing Games with Religion (Indian Univ Press, 2014) and Digital Judaism (Routledge, 2015) She has been quoted as an expert on religion and the internet in over 100 news outlets including the Houston Chronicle,LA Times, Miami Herald, Wall Street Journal, PBS’s Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, Australian ABC Radio and on the BBC World Service.


bottom of page