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REL 3161 Special Topics: Spirituality and Sustainability with Prof. Pliske

REL 3194 The Holocaust with Dr. Stier

REL 3398 Sacred Rhythms with Prof. Marquez

REL 4063 Faith in Social Justice with Prof. Smith

REL 4081 Non-Violence and Peace Studies with Prof. Samani Rohini

REL 4173 Technology and Human Values with Dr. Bauman

REL 4363 Sufism: Islamic Mysticism and Spirituality with Visitor Instructor Prof. Grenier

REL 4364 Interpreting the Quran: Gender and Jihab with Dr. Akhtar

REL 4937 Special Topics: Religion & Science Fiction with Prof. Smith

RLG 5937 The Social Sciences Humanities and the Study of Religions with Professor Bidegain

RLG 6935 Seminar in Sacred Text with Dr. Akhtar

For Religious Studies advising please email:

Undergraduate Director: Jeanette Smith email and for advising Tawona Adedokun email

Graduate Director and advisor: Albert Wuaku email

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Lastest News

FIU and Jain community launch $3 million campaign to fund new institute


Jain Education and Research Foundation joins university leadership for kickoff of nationwide campaign to fund Institute for Advanced Jain Studies at FIU.

Aashi Jain


Degree: Master of Arts, Religious Studies College: Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU presents #BeWell, a wellness event series


“We are keenly aware that it is especially important that people are nurturing their inner lives and well-being during these challenging and uncertain times,” said Erin Weston, assistant teaching professor in the Department of Religious Studies and director of the Program in the Study of Spirituality at FIU.

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"ஒளியை நோக்கி" Into the Light: An Evening of South Indian Classical Music

10/23/2022 04:00 PM

From sorrow to joy. From ignorance to wisdom. From darkness to light. “Into the light” - an evening of South Indian Classical Music, also known as Carnatic music.

Graduate Thesis


More information about Thesis Defenses and Deadlines:

Forms and Deadlines for Thesis Defenses: Click Here for all dates Just a reminder: Form M3 must be presented in our Department 3 weeks before deadline and 1 week before going to SIPA.

Master's Theses Defenses

1.Abstract: El Señor de los Milagros: Religious Globalization in Miami by: Rachaell Dayanara Diaz

Date: Sept 13, 2022 Time: 10 am Place: Zoom