Wendy is Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies at Chester, where she is also Principal Investigator of the Higher Power Project, a qualitative study of the language used by people in twelve-step recovery, and Director (Research) of the Chester Studies of Addiction, Recovery and Spirituality Group. Among her particularly relevant publications to this interview, she is the co-editor of a special issue of the journal Religions on “Religion and Addiction“, and the Bloomsbury book Alternative Salvations: Engaging the sacred and secular, which also features some of her work in this area. Wendy has appeared on the RSP before, in a special roundtable discussion recorded at the University of Chester on Narrative and Reflexivity in the Study of Religion, released in November 2014.
- 2000 ‘Teaching Buddhism’ in W.Kay and L. Francis (eds) Religion in Education: Distance Learning, London, Gracewing
- 2008 ‘Learning About and Learning From’: Reflections on the significance of T/RS method debates for modern Religious Education’: in M. Warrier and S. Oliver (eds), Theology and Religious Studies: An Exploration of Disciplinary Boundaries, Edinburgh: T and T Clark.
- 2013 Dossett, W., (2013). Addiction, Spirituality and the Twelve Steps.’ International Social Work. May, Vol. 56, No. 2