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Dr. Amy Slagle

Associate Professor


Dr. Amy Slagle is Associate Professor of Religion in the School of Humanities. She earned her PhD in religious studies from the University of Pittsburgh. She's the author of The Eastern Church in the Spiritual Marketplace: American Conversions to Orthodox Christianity (Northern Illinois University Press, 2011) as well as, more recently, articles on the roles of the Orthodox icon in American religious life. Her areas of specialization include Eastern Orthodoxy, religious conversion, ritual studies, material culture, and the sacred arts under conditions of modernity/post-modernity.

  • PHD - University of Pittsburgh (2008)
  • MA - Western Michigan University (2000)
  • BA - Wittenberg University (1993)

Comparative Religion
Life of Jesus
New Testament
Religion and the Afterlife
Eastern Orthodox Christianity

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Areas of Expertise

Christianity (Eastern Orthodoxy), Material Culture, Ritual Studies, Sacred Arts