New CAS Faculty
Visiting Lecturer in Religion
Carl Seaquist, Visiting Lecturer in Religion, specializes in ritual studies and the cognitive study of religion, with a focus on Greek and South Asian religions.
He holds a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his B.A. in Classics; an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee; and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. He also pursued graduate study in ancient philosophy and the history and philosophy of science at the University of Pittsburgh. His paper "Mind Design and the Capacity for Ritual Performance" is forthcoming in "The Biology of Religion: Neuroscience, Evolution, and Faith", edited by Patrick McNamara (Praeger).
In the spring he will be teaching a course on Religion and Science, focusing primarily on Ptolemy and Newton.
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