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Religion Staff - Sophia Arjana

Dr. Sophia Arjana

Dr. Sophia Arjana

Assistant Professor

Office:  Cherry Hall 319C
Phone:  (270) 745-5752


Dr. Arjana received a bachelor’s degree from Hawaii Pacific University, and master's degree from Columbia University in New York. After a second M.A., in theological studies, from Candler School of Theology at Emory University, she received her Ph.D. degree from the University of Denver.

Areas of Interest

anti-Muslim rhetoric / Islamophobia, pilgrimage, gender, religion & popular culture

Courses Taught

Introduction to Islam
Islam, Gender, & Sexuality
Pilgrimage in Comparative Perspective
Religions of the World
Islam and the West
Islam & Social Justice

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 Last Modified 9/24/14