We seek to understand the symbiosis that exists between religions and other social and cultural systems, and view religion as an embedded phenomenon, one that cannot be studied apart from its surroundings.


Upcoming Events

February 20, 2020
The Ohio State University Faculty Club, North Dining Room (2nd Floor)
March 3, 2020
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April 16, 2020

Recent News

June 14, 2019

A one-of-a-kind resource developed by researchers at The Ohio State University and Michigan State University is breaking new ground in the area of religious studies by offering scholars and the…

March 20, 2019
  Join us in congratulating Colleen Kron (Department of Classics), recipient of the 2019 Robert L. & Phyllis J. Iles Award for the graduate study of myth   The Center for the Study of Religion…
February 25, 2019
  Join us in congratulating undergraduate religious studies major Amanda Dominique, recipient of the 2019 Savko Award for undergraduate research.



The Center for the Study of…

February 25, 2019
 Join us in celebrating the astounding work done by some of our religious sudies faculty affiliates. This list of recent publications reflects a commitment to integrating interdisciplinarity into the…

People Directory

Marcus Ziemann
Ph.D. Student, Department of Classics
Barbara Haeger
Associate Professor, Department of History of Art
Katherine Borland
Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Studies; Director, Center for Folklore Studies
Todd DeRose
University Fellow