Religious Studies

  • Mutombo Nkulu-N’sengha

Department News

Religion and Environment Research Lab is looking for students!

October 6, 2016

urban environmentalism

Are you looking for undergraduate research experience?  Dr. Baugh's Nature and Religious research lab is currently accepting new student lab participants!  Students who are looking to gain transferable skills, and develop their undergraduate experience, are encouraged to participate in this exciting research lab.  All majors welcome.  Read more

God and the Green Divide

September 27, 2016

God and the Green Divide

"God and the Green Divide is a major contribution that explains the racial dynamics of religious environmentalism by focusing on a specific Chicago organization. The result is an insightful analysis that unearths the intersection of religion, race, and environmentalism."—Sylvester Johnson, author of African American Religions, 1500–2000: Colonialism, Democracy, and Freedom Read more

Professor Baugh's research has been featured in THE CONVERSATION

September 2, 2015


Professor Baugh's research is featured in The Conversation. 

"Numerous studies since the 1980s have shown that environmental racism plays a key role in environmental decision-making. Toxic waste sites, landfills and polluting industries are located disproportionately in minority communities." Read more


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