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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.