Religion matters – just read the headlines. The field of Religious Studies provides you with an important knowledge base and helps you acquire a valuable skill set that can be used for adaptive problem solving, ethical leadership and engaged global citizenship in an increasingly interconnected world. Our faculty is known for creative teaching strategies, engaged- and service-learning techniques and student-centered pedagogy.
The academic field of Religious Studies fosters intellectual flexibility and cultivates practical competencies. For all those who ask big questions and want to tackle the big problems - we welcome you.
In this column published by Rewire News, Professor of Religious Studies Rebecca Todd Peters writes about the religious freedom issues at stake in the abortion debate.
The senior Religious Studies major studied diverse approaches to the story of Lot.
Senior Religious Studies and Anthropology double major Styrling Rohr conducted ethnographic research at a Sikh gurudwara, studying sacred music, Sikh-American identity, and multifaith relations.
The senior Religious Studies major analyzed the work of a national interfaith organization, Interfaith Worker Justice.
The senior Religious Studies major studied black Muslim responses to racial injustice in the United States.