Institution: University of Manitoba
Position: Sessional Instructor
Role at DRH: Expert
Area of Research: Late Antiquity, Christianity


Heather Barkman received her PhD from the University of Ottawa in 2016. Her these was entitled "Female Identity and Agency in the Cult of the Martyrs in Late Antique North Africa". She is currently a sessional instructor at the University of Manitoba in the Department of Religion.

Research Interests

  • Roman Religion
  • New Testament
  • Women
  • Gender
  • Martryrdom
  • Late Antiquity
  • Early Christianity
  • Patristics
  • Roman Empire
  • Religious Violence
  • Religious Radicalism
  • Cult Of The Martyrs
  • Cult Of The Saints
  • North Africa

Database Contributions

Entry name ProgressPublished Date modified
Donatism August 14, 2019