Graduate Placement

In recent years the Department of Religious Studies has placed graduates from its doctoral program in a wide array of colleges and universities both in the United States and abroad. Of the 48 graduate students who received doctorates from the Department of Religious Studies from 1998 through 2009, 36 now work as college and university professors, 4 are church professionals, 4 work in counseling or as ethicists, and 3 hold other academic appointments. Below you will find a list describing where and in what capacity our recent PhDs have found employment. 

Adjunct Instructor, Loras College (Dubuque, IA)
Adjunct Instructor, University of Northern Iowa (Cedar Falls, IA)
Resident Director/Faculty Liaison, University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
Assistant Professor, Nazarbayev University (Kazakhstan)
Director, Pepperdine University’s International Program (Lausanne, Switzerland)

Conrad J. Bergendoff Teaching Fellow, Augustana College (Rock Island, IL)
Assistant Professor, Texas State University (San Marcos, TX)

Visiting Assistant Professor, Binghampton University, SUNY (Binghampton, NY)
Visiting Assistant Professor, The College at Brockport, SUNY (Brockport, NY)
Adjunct Professor, Clarke University (Dubuque, IA)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Berry College (Mount Berry, GA)

Assistant Professor, Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY)
Adjunct Professor, Nashotah House Theological Seminary (Nashotah, WI)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)

Assistant Professor, Bethany Theological Seminary (Richmond, IN)
Assistant Professor, Young Harris College (Young Harris, GA)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Mount Mercy University (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Associate Professor, American Public University (Charlestown, WV)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University (Provo, UT)

Assistant Professor, University of North Texas (Denton, TX)
Assistant Professor, Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin Osh Kosh (Osh Kosh, WI)
Instructor, Hawkeye Community College (Waterloo, IA)
Program Director, American National University (Roanoke, VA)
Psychiatrist, Virtue Medicine (Iowa City, IA)
Assistant Professor, Mercyhurst University (Erie, PA)

Assistant Professor, LaSalle University (Philadelphia, PA)
Associate Professor, Grace College (Winona, IN)
Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire (Eau Claire, WI)
Assistant Professor/Director, Southern Illinois University (Springfield, IL)
Assistant Professor, Mercyhurst College (Erie, PA)
Coordinator, Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN)
Assistant Professor, Sacred Heart University (Fairfield, CN)