Deborah Whitehead

Professor Whitehead Featured in Daily Camera

July 12, 2016

Religious Studies Professor Deborah Whitehead recently lent her expertise on the complexity of religion in the US to the Daily Camera . The article examines the demographics of Buddhism in Boulder in anticipation of the Dalai Lama's visit to CU in June 2016. Religious affiliation is tricky to measure, says...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Visits CU

July 1, 2016

Professor Holly Gayley and members of the Tibet Himalaya Initiative at their audience with His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the occasion of his visit to CU Boulder. The Dalai Lama held two events at CU Boulder including a talk on "Educating the Heart and Mind" at Coors Events Center...

Religious Studies Students and Faculty Reunion

Nevada Drollinger (2015) Starts Ph.D. program at Arizona State University in Fall

July 1, 2016

Alumna Nevada Drollinger (2015) will start a Ph.D. program in Religious Studies at Arizona State University in the fall, studying Burmese Buddhism with Professor Juliane Schober. Nevada (2nd from right in the photo) had a baby in March and came to Boulder for a reunion with Religious Studies faculty and...

Josh Wright

Joshua Wright Accepted into PhD Program at Harvard

June 1, 2016

Joshua Wright has accepted a fully-funded offer of admission to the Ph.D. program in the Committee on the Study of Religion at Harvard University. He will continue to research American religious history from the late eighteenth century to the present, focusing on eschatology and the construction of religious authority in...

Jonathan Dickstein

Jonathan Dickstein Accepted into PhD Program at UC-Santa Barbara

May 19, 2016

For his doctoral degree at UC-Santa Barbara, Jonathan departs thematically from his Master's work on the topic of God in the Classical Yoga tradition. His current research traces the history of nonviolence in South Asia, specifically concerning the human use and consumption of nonhuman animals. His interdisciplinary research is based...

Diploma cover

Congratulations Religious Studies Class of 2016!

May 6, 2016

The Department of Religious Studies held its Spring Recognition Ceremony on May 6th. Congratulations to all of the Religious Studies Graduates! Master of Arts: Jonathan Dickstein Kathryn Huether Tyler Lehrer Elizabeth Lewis Sonam Nyenda Joshua Wright Bachelor of the Arts: Alison Binch Morgan Bond Carly Cain Andrew Cramer III Bryan...

Kathryn Huether

Kathryn Huether Accepted into University of Minnesota PhD Program

April 25, 2016

Religious Studies MA student and spring 2016 graduate, Kathryn Huether, has been awarded a full scholarship and acceptance to the PhD program in Historical Musicology at the University of Minnesota School of Music. Kathryn will be studying under Dr. Karen Painter and will be focusing on music of World War...

Sam Boyd

Professor Sam Boyd Highlighted in Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

April 24, 2016

Brian Catlos

Professor Brian Catlos Wins 2016 Innovative Seed Grant for Mediterranean Studies

April 5, 2016

Professor Brian Catlos Wins 2016 Innovative Seed Grant for Mediterranean Studies Mediterranean Studies is an emerging interdisciplinary field that draws on methodologies and perspectives taken from across the humanities, social sciences and the arts, and a research-driven response to the Eurocentric tendencies that continue to warp scholarship regarding the emergence...

Tyler Lehrer

Tyler Lehrer Wins Ray Hauser Award, Accepted into Ph.D. Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

April 1, 2016

Tyler A. Lehrer, MA candidate, won the Ray Hauser Award from the University of Colorado Graduate School to travel to Sri Lanka to conduct MA thesis research. This award is given in recognition of Ray Hauser, the first Chair of the Graduate School Advisory Council, to fund graduate student research...