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A Sampling of Alumni Careers in Religion, Religious Studies, and Related Fields

Rabbi Deborah R. Bronstein 75F: Rabbi, Congregation Har Hasheim, Boulder, CO.

Rev. Sarah J. Mount Elewononi 86F: Pastor, South Walpole United Methodist Church

Kathryn Joyce 97F: Author, Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement; associate editor, online magazine Religion Dispatches

Mari Jyvasjarvi 98F: Visiting assistant professor, religion and humanities at Reed College

Joe Laycock 98F: Author, Vampires Today: The Truth about Modern Vampirism .

Gabriel McKee 97F: Author, The Gospel According to Science Fiction and Pink Beams of Light from the God in the Gutter: The Science-Fictional Religion of Philip K. Dick.

Liza Neal 91F: Director of spiritual life, Hampshire College.

Andrew Quintman 85F: Religious studies professor, Yale. Specializes in the Buddhist traditions of Tibet and the Himalaya.

Frank Remshifski, Jr. 94F: Chaplain, Community Medical Center, Toms River, NJ.

Jeff Sharlet 90F: Editor and co-founder of online magazine Kill the Buddha; co-author, Killing the Buddha: A Heretic's Bible (named by Publishers Weekly as one of the ten best religion titles of 2004); author of The Family: Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power and C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy; co-editor of Believer, Beware: First-Person Dispatches from the Margins of Faith.

Michael Strmiska 78S: Assistant professor of world history and Asian history at Orange County Community College (SUNY-Orange). Author of numerous works on modern Paganism and New Religious Movements, as well as editor and contributing author for the book, Modern Paganism in World Cultures: Comparative Perspectives. Currently at work on a second book, Unchristian Eastern Europe: Pagans, Jews and Gypsies.

Katherine Thiel 82F: Partner, Valley Environmental Services; pursuing ministerial studies following completion of Hampshire degree studying ancient texts.

 
 

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