Felix Meier zu Selhausen is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow (2017-2019) at the University of Sussex. Currently, his British Academy project 'Conversion out of poverty? Exploring the origins and long-term consequences of Christian missionary activities in Africa' he investigates the historical drivers (social, economic, health) of how Africa became the new global axis of Christianity. Felix holds a PhD of Utrecht University. Between 2011 and 2013 he taught at Mountains of the Moon University in Uganda, where he conducted his doctoral research on women's empowerment and gender inequality in the long-run using Anglican parish registers. 2014-2015 he co-launched the "Economic History of Christian Africa" project that collects and analyses Anglican marriage registers across former British Africa. He is also a co-editor the AEHN Textbook and Blog.