Bob Flanagan

Bob Flanagan Scholarship

The Religious Studies is thrilled to announce a new scholarship for undergraduate Religious Studies majors in honor of Bob Flanagan, a beloved master teacher who has inspired generations of Mizzoui students. 

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Curious about how virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa compare to ancient orcacular devices? Check out Signe Cohen's new article in this edited volume. 


Religious Studies MA student Nichole Ballard attended a Newberry Library Conference in Chicago recently. Here are her reflections: 


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Check out Dan Cohen's book chapter in this forthcoming book from Routlegde on the evolution of religion!

Jill Raitt

Professor Emerita Jill Raitt was honored for her outstanding research, teaching, mentoring, and service to the University of Missouri with the Chancellor’s Retiree of the Year Award. Dr.

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Check out our great summer courses in Religious Studies! In addition to our varied online courses, we also offer face to face classes on Native American Religions (session 1) and Harry Potter (session 2) this summer! 


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Congratulations to Signe Cohen, whose edited volume The Upanishads: A Complete Guide is a Choice Academic Title award winner for 2018.



Our Fall newsletter is here! Read about what's new in the Religious Studies department. 

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Check out Dan Cohen's most recent publications!