Religion shapes individuals, societies, and history. We strive to understand its effects on a globalized world. Our non-sectarian, multi-disciplinary curriculum examines many traditions: Judaic, Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, Native American, and more.
Lexi Alm '13 discusses her experience as a Religious Studies major.
Photographs of southwest China, taken during an ASIANetwork student trip led by Department of Religious Studies Professor Deborah Sommer.View Photos on Flickr
Bringing South Asia home
Nepal is familiar territory for Prof. Megan Adamson Sijapati, who teaches courses on Islam, Hinduism and religious traditions of South Asia, religious conflict and cooperation, and religions in modernity.
She first traveled to Nepal in 1994 and has lived there several times, including in 2005-2006 as Fulbright Hays scholar and most recently in 2009-10.