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Yale University
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U.S. religious history; history of popular culture; religion and race; comparative study of religion; history of sexuality
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About Me

Kathryn Lofton is Professor of American Studies, Religious Studies, History and Divinity at Yale University, where she has also served as the Deputy Dean for Diversity and Faculty Development as well as Chair of the Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program and the Department of Religious Studies. She is the author of two books, Oprah: The Gospel of an Icon (2011) and Consuming Religion (2017), and one edited collection, Women’s Work. An Anthology of African-American Women’s Historical Writings (2010).

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
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Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Capitalism, Race, Religion, Sexuality, Women