Larry Perry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Joint Appointment with Department of Religious Studies
Larry S. Perry, II is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Africana Studies. Dr. Perry’s work focuses on the history of the American Religious Left, its thoughts, thinkers, politics, practice and its intersection (or lack thereof) with racial justice in the U.S. Dr. Perry’s current book project is entitled A Black Spiritual Leftist: Howard Thurman and the Religious Left’s Unfinished Business of Race Relations. In the past Dr. Perry has served as a fellow at the Center for American Progress’ Leadership Institute and as a contributor on CSPAN.
Ph.D., University of Virginia, Religious Studies; Master of Divinity (Theology), Union Theological Seminary; B.A., Fisk University, History