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St. George and the Dragon


The courses offered through our program are built on the established scholarly tradition of the study of religion as an academic, as opposed to confessional, pursuit.

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Undergraduate Study

Religious Studies offers students, through our major or minor, an excellent opportunity to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of the intricate ways in which religious traditions inform human thought and behavior. 


Lisa Malloy '17

Student Spotlight

Lisa Malloy '17 majored in Religious Studies and Performing & Media Arts, was the 2016 recipient of the Weiner Buddhist Studies prize and Asian Studies summer travel grant, and is graduating with honors in Religious Studies.  "The idea of 'knowing by doing' greatly influenced and inspired my approach to my honors thesis," says Malloy.

Complete Q&A with Lisa