Faculty News and Research

David Carrasco

Examining U.S.-Mexico Ties In the Age of Trump

September 12, 2016

Professor Davíd Carrasco had strong words of his own for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's disparagement of Mexican immigrants, drawing on cultural and political history to make his case.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa and Me (and You)

September 2, 2016

Professor Frank Clooney, director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, recalls his encounter with Mother Teresa, who will be canonized as a saint on Sunday, September 4.

Politics Into Poetry

Politics Into Poetry

August 26, 2016

As we move into the campaigns’ last months, we need an antidote to the weightless, reckless words crowding the atmosphere, writes Professor Stephanie Paulsell.

Professor Holland on Trump's Utah Problem

Professor Holland on Trump's Utah Problem

August 19, 2016

Donald Trump's "inwardly looking nativism clashes with the international instincts of the state's predominate faith," writes Professor David Holland.

Francis X. Clooney, S.J. Humans of HDS

Humans of HDS: On Faith and Scholarship

August 12, 2016

HDS professor and director of the CSWR Francis X. Clooney, S.J. discusses the importance of comparative religious study and his unique path from Brooklyn to Nepal to Cambridge.

The Work of Art by Michael Jackson

Professor Jackson Pens The Work of Art

August 11, 2016

In its review, Publishers Weekly says Professor Michael Jackson's new book, The Work of Art, "provocatively challenges our understanding of the categories art and religion."