Robin NurnbergerUniversity of Ottawa 2012-2018 · Classics and Religious Studies
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Robin Nurnberger completed a PhD at the University of Ottawa in September 2018. Research considered the role of human ritual practice and dynamics of cultural and psychosocial adaptation, pathology and anomie among Canadian soldiers and war veterans. Doctoral thesis was entitled 'The Ritual Inscription of a Martial Worldview - An Analysis of Liturgical, Developmental and Ecological Dynamics of Adaptation.'
Book Review for the American Academy of Religion/Reading Religion. Rosalyn R. LaPier's "Invisible Reality: Storytellers, Storytakers, and the Supernatural World of the Blackfeet." Chapel Hill, NC: University of Nebraska Press, (2017).readingreligion.org/books/invisible-reality readingreligion.org/books/invisible-reality
A POST-POSITIVE ENQUIRY INTO MEN'S RELATIONAL MOTIVATIONS: Therapeutic Construction and Giving Credence to Men's Stories about Their Use of Abuse Author(s): Robin Nurnberger and Dianna Robichaud-Smith Source: Canadian Social Work Review / Revue canadienne de service social, Vol. 21, No. 2 (2004), pp. 169-188
An exploration of the role of ritual and evolved human socio ritual dynamics in the inscription and maintenance of the robust and adaptive worldviews of Canadian soldiers. A consideration of broader dynamics within the Canadian military ecosystem over the course of the Afghanistan War Era that have overwhelmed the adaptive capacity of soldiers' ritually derived worldviews.