The religious studies department takes great pride in the close interaction between religious studies majors and their professors.
Students may pursue research projects through honors study or independent study. Visit http://digitalcommons.conncoll.edu to view these honors theses and others:
- “The Body” on Trial: The Impact of Media Coverage on the Massachusetts Government’s Handling of a New Religious Movement, Joanna Smith '12
- Tearing the Yellow Hat in Two: Conflict and Controversy in the Evolution of Gelugpa Buddhist Authority in Tibet, Douglas Bernstein '13
- The Neurological Production of Experiences Deemed Spiritual or Religious, Benjamin Allar '13
Our religious studies professors' areas of research are fascinating and varied. We encourage you to visit the faculty page, select a professor's name, and come to know their areas of expertise.