Jeffrey H. Mahan holds the Ralph E. and Norma E. Peck Chair in Religion and Public Communication at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, CO.
He is a resident fellow at the Center for Media, Religion and Culture at the University of Colorado Boulder. Mahan hold the Ph.D. from Northwestern University, in Religious and Theological Studies. Publications include: Religion and Popular Culture in America, 3rd Edition, Bruce David Forbes & Jeffrey H. Mahan, editors, The University of California Press, 2017; Media/Religion/Culture: An Introduction, Routledge, 2014; Shared Wisdom: A Guide to Case Study Reflection in Ministry, Mahan, Troxell and Allen, Abingdon Press, 1993; A Long Way from Solving That One: Psycho/social and Ethical Implications of Ross Macdonald’s Lew Archer Tales, University Press of America, 1990; American Television Genres, Stuart M. Kaminsky with Jeffrey H. Mahan, Nelson Hall: Chicago; 1985; as well as articles, book chapters, encyclopedia entries and film and book reviews.
Professional Associations include: American Academy of Religion, where he was founding co-chair of the Religion and Popular Culture Group. International Association for Media, Religion and Culture, Interfilm North America.