01/15/2016
Dr. Johnson on the legacy of Dr. King
Assistant professor Rory Johnson reflects on Martin Luther King's legacy of nonviolence at the blog "Sightings."
12/11/2015
Dr. Wilson becomes Scripps Research Fellow
scripps.jpgProfessor Liz Wilson has been appointed a Research Fellow of the Scripps Gerontology Center, in recognition of her work on religion and aging.
12/11/2015
Dr. French to become ITS affiliate
Demonstrating the interdisciplinary nature of the religion major, assistant professor Nathan French--a specialist in jihadist movements--is now formally affiliated with Miami's international studies program.
12/04/2015
Department faculty present their research at annual meetings
aar-sbl.jpgFaculty from Miami's Department of Comparative Religion made the annual "pilgrimage" to their professional societies' conferences, where they presented papers to colleagues.
11/13/2015
CRSA to hold religion and health symposium
religion-health-135x100.jpgThe Comparative Religion Student Association is organizing a symposium on "Religion & Health," featuring Miami faculty in comparative religion, English, and kinesiology.
11/13/2015
Dr. French speaks about the Paris attacks
Assistant professor Nathan French joins other Miami faculty to discuss the recent horrifying events in Paris in their larger contexts.
11/06/2015
A new book, plus a new edition, from Dr. Williams
Professor emeritus Peter Williams has a forthcoming new book, "Religion, Art, and Money," plus a new edition of his popular reference book, "America's Religions."
10/30/2015
Sarah Manning, major, moderates Janus Forum
manning-sarah-135x135.jpgBeing chosen to moderate the high-profile event was "quite an honor" for this talented senior double-majoring in religion and international studies.
10/30/2015
Alumni advisory board is inaugurated
The 9-member board will help connect students with mentoring and professional development. They will also advise the department about programming and fundraising.