Faculty Bio

Christa Shusko, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Education

  • B.A., Sweet Briar College
  • M.A., Syracuse University
  • M.Phil., Syracuse University
  • Ph.D., Syracuse University

Courses

  • World Religions
  • Judaism and Christianity
  • American Religious Thought and Culture
  • New Religious Movements
  • Native American Religions

Research Interests

  • 19th-20th Century American Religions
  • Utopian and Millennial Movements
  • Religion and Material Culture
  • Religion and the Body
  • Western Esotericism

Honors

  • York College Faculty Development Committee Summer Grant
  • Syracuse University Fellowship

Recent Publications

  • “Criticizing the Dead: The Oneida Community and Spiritualism,” in The Handbook of Spiritualism and Channeling, ed. Cathy Gutierrez. Leiden: Brill, forthcoming 2012.