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Religion shapes, and is shaped by, every other dimension of human society. It is impossible to fully understand politics, law, history, or science without understanding religion. We invite you to learn more about the most interdisciplinary field in the university: Religious Studies.

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The Teaching Law and Religion website provides templates for thinking and teaching creatively and comparatively about law, religion, culture and politic in a variety of distinctive contexts.

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Contemplative Pedagogy and the Religious Studies Classroom: Editor's Introduction, by Professor Sarah Jacoby
Congratulations to alumna Justine Howe (Ph.D. '13) who has been promoted to Associate Professor at the Department of Religious Studies at Case Western Reserve University, OH.
Congratulations to Nisheeta Jagtiani, who has received a GRG from the Graduate School to work on her research!
Congratulations to alumnus Michael Nichols (Ph.D. '10) who accepted a position as the Associate Director and dean of Saint Joseph's College of Marian University in Indianapolis, IN.
Alumna Myev Rees (Ph.D. '18) has accepted a tenure track job at Cypress College in California.

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