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Religious Studies & Philosophy Faculty


  

  • Dr. Carol Coburn

    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
    Phone: 816.501.3713

    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

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  • Dr. Ken Parsons

    Ken Parsons Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Philosophy
    Office: Borserine 404
    Phone: 816.501.2407

    Research and Teaching Interests: Philosophies of Violence & Power, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Contemporary European Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology, Human Rights & Social Justice

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  • Dr. Leslie Smith

    Leslie Dorrough Smith Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Religious Studies
    Chair of the Women’s & Gender Studies Program
    Office: Borserine Centre 409
    Phone: 816.501.3684

    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

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