Academics and Religious Studies

All students are required to take courses in religion and philosophy as the cornerstone of a liberal arts education that nurtures personal and spiritual growth.

Bryan Wagoner

We are thrilled to have Dr. Bryan Wagoner as our religious studies and philosophy professor. His previous teaching experience includes positions as adjunct instructor at Emmanuel College in Boston and as a lecturer in religion, humanities and languages at Thiel College in Greenville, Pa., and head teaching fellow at Harvard University. He earned his doctorate in religion from Harvard where he was the recipient of a Whiting Fellowship, an honor given to outstanding, advanced dissertation writers in humanities Ph.D. programs. He earned his master's of divinity and master's of sacred theology from Yale University and his bachelor's in philosophy and literature from Gordon College in Massachusetts. His teaching and research interests include modern religious thought, secularism and religious identity and world religions.