Carolyn Jones Medine

Director, Institute for African American Studies
Professor of Religion

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315 Park Hall
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Carolyn Jones Medine is Professor in the Religion Department and in the Institute for African American Studies. She completed her PhD at the University of Virginia in 1991, working with the late Professor Nathan A. Scott, Jr. Dr. Medine taught at Louisiana State University from 1989-2000, when she came to UGA. She is the Religion Department Graduate Coordinator, and she is also affiliate faculty with Women's Studies. She has directed numerous thesis papers and one dissertation. Dr. Medine's research interests are in Southern American literature and religion, with an emphasis on women's literature and on theories of religion, focusing on postmodern and postcolonial theory. She has one co-edited book, Teaching African American Religions, with Theodore Trost (Oxford University Press) and has written numerous articles.

Seminars by Carolyn Jones Medine

314 Park Hall

Articles Featuring Carolyn Jones Medine

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 10:50am

On Monday, September 23, 2019, the Institute for African American Studies hosted our first "Donuts with the Director" event in 314 Park Hall. Students networked with one another and the Director of IAAS, Dr. Carolyn Jones Medine, as they enjoyed free coffee and donuts.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 11:19am

Each semester, the Institute for African American Studies offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to pursue AFAM scholarship under the direction of a faculty member in a small seminar course setting (AFAM 4250/6250).