Learn about our faculty of outstanding scholars and teachers, who produce some of the foremost research in various fields of religion and U.S. politics. Our new video series lets them share thoughts on current research projects, courses, teaching WashU students, and more. See their bio pages or our YouTube channel for more!

Latest from Our Journal

The Religious Conversions That Changed American Politics

By Eric C. Miller

Rebecca L. Davis talks about her new book, “Public Confessions: The Religious Conversions that Changed American Politics.”


Spring 2022 Course Highlight

Islam in America

This class situates Islam within the history of the U.S. and explores the diversity of American Muslims across religious expressions: faith, ritual, and customs, as well as across race, ethnicity, and gender. 

Course Details About the Undergrad Minor

Recent News

Marie Griffith delivers Vanderbilt University Divinity School’s 2021 Cole Lecture


Recent Event

Fear of the Muslim Planet: Global Islamophobia in the New World Order

A public lecture (via Zoom) by Arsalan Iftikhar

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