Ph. D., Northwestern University, 1998
tel: 803-466-4669 e-mail email@example.com
Stephanie Y. Mitchem accepted the position of Chair of Religious Studies in 2009.
Dr. Mitchem has a commitment to liberatory educational practice. She teaches contemporary theology and women's studies, emphasizing the experiences and perspectives of black women, both in the US and in the African Diaspora. Her current research focuses on the intersections of social class, gender constructions, racism, and religions.
General Research Interests:
- Contemporary religious thought, with emphasis on feminist and anthropological/ethnographic methodologies
- Women in the African Diaspora.
- Postcolonialism, class, and African American religious thought and experience