Religion

LaToya Leary is a graduate student pursuing a doctorate in religions of Western antiquity in the Department of Religion, part of Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences. After earning dual bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and chemistry, Leary decided to pursue her dream of being a biblical scholar.

Religion

Twenty years ago, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks shocked the world. The attacks led to profound changes in American society, two decades of war in Afghanistan and ramifications that continue to be felt today. Florida State University’s nationally regarded experts in emergency management, homeland security, grief, trauma and religion are available to speak to media about the lingering consequences of 9/11.

Florida State News, Religion
Sam McLoughlin explores demographic and political elements shaping America’s modern religious landscape

In 2016, Sam McLoughlin experienced a political awakening. While McLoughlin, a Lake Mary, Fla., native, had cycled through a selection of dream jobs growing up — being a veterinarian, a chef, or a journalist all held appeal — none of them stuck. Political science, however, was a different story.

Summer 2021 | Students | Religion

An assistant professor in the Department of Religion has been awarded the Stephen Risley Family Fellowship for the 2021-22 academic year.

Religion

Joshua Matson is a doctoral student in the Florida State University Department of Religion, part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Religion
Michael McVicar connects the dots between religion and the surveillance state

Sept. 11, 2001 was a pivotal day for many, but for Michael McVicar, associate professor of religion at Florida State University, it was a catalyst for his academic career.

Winter 2020 | Faculty | Religion

Rebecca Peters, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Religion at Florida State University, has won a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship  for 2020.

Religion

Florida State University Assistant Professor of Religion Jamil Drake has received the McKnight Junior Faculty Fellowship award for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Religion

Elizabeth Cecil, assistant professor of religion and a trained historian, was one of 10 researchers from across the country to be selected as a 2019Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellow.

Religion

The “Harry Potter” class, formally known as Religion and 20th Century Fantasy Literature, had been taught on Florida State University’s main campus for 10 years before the idea to bring it to the FSU London Study Centre with International Programs was born. 

Religion

John Corrigan is the Lucius Moody Bristol Distinguished Professor of Religion, Professor of History, and a Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Religion, part of Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

History, Religion