Religious Studies & Philosophy Faculty
Carol Coburn Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of Religious Studies and Women’s & Gender Studies
Director of the CSJ Heritage Center
Office: Learning Commons/Archives office
Research and Teaching Interests: Peace Studies and Social Justice; American Religious History; History of American Women Religious; The 3Rs: Race Religion and Reform in American Education; Images and Realities of Women: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Ken Parsons Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Office: Borserine 404
Research and Teaching Interests: Philosophies of Violence & Power, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Contemporary European Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology, Human Rights & Social Justice
Leslie Dorrough Smith Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Chair of the Women’s & Gender Studies Program
Office: Borserine Centre 409
Research and Teaching Interests: Sociology of Religion, American Conservative Protestantism (Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism), Feminist and Gender Theory, American Religious History (General), Discourse and Rhetoric Studies, Critical Social Theory, and Pluralism and Religious Tolerance