Loyola University Maryland

Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation

About the Speaker

Anthea ButlerAnthea Butler, Ph.D., is the associate professor of religious studies and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Butler’s research and writing spans religion and politics, religion and media, African American religion, sexuality, gender, and popular culture. She is the author of Women in the Church of God in Christ: Making A Sanctified World. Her new book on evangelicals, race, and the 2008 to 2016 election cycles will be published in fall 2018. 

A media commentator who has appeared on BBC, MSNBC, CNN, and NPR, Butler has published op-eds in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, America Magazine, and Religion Dispatches. She has also appeared on the History Channel and served as a consultant to the PBS for series including God in America and the American Experience.  

Learn more on Anthea Butler's website