Molly Worthen

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MWheadshot8Assistant Professor

506 Hamilton Hall
CB# 3195
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599


BA Yale University, 2003
PhD Yale University, 2011

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Molly Worthen’s research focuses on North American religious and intellectual history, particularly the ideas and culture of conservative Christianity. Her most recent book examines American evangelical intellectual life since 1945. Worthen teaches courses in global Christianity, North American religious and intellectual culture, and the history of politics and ideology. She is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times and has also written about religion and politics for Slate, the Boston Globe, Foreign Policy, and other publications.

Some Notable Publications

Senior Honors Thesis Students Advised by Molly Worthen

  • Eric Medlin (History)
  • Tom Wolf (History)

Courses Offered (as schedules allow)

For current course listings, consult the Registrar’s Schedule of Classes.

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