Torin D. Alexander,
Assistant Professor of Religion
Torin has degrees from Vanderbilt University (BS in Physics and Mathematics); University of California, Berkeley (MA in Physics); Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (M.Div.), and Rice University (MA and PhD in Religious Studies). His teaching and research areas include American Christianity, African American religion and religious experience, and theory and method for the study of religion. He is the author of several encyclopedia articles, book reviews, and is co-author with Stephen C. Finley of a chapter in Faith in America (Praeger Publishers, 2006). In addition, he is a former editorial assistant for Religious Studies Review and The Council of Societies for the Study of Religion Bulletin and an assistant editor for The Encyclopedia of African American Religious Culture (ABC-CLIO).
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