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Jennifer Snow

Director of Extended Learning and Assistant Professor of Practical Theology

Consortial Faculty
At the GTU since
Degrees and Certifications

PhD, Columbia University, 2003

MA, Boston University, 1997

BA, SUNY Albany, 1994

Research and Teaching Interests
  • Mission and Missionaries in Global Church/Public Sphere
  • Individualism and Congregational Life
  • Migration, Religion, and Diversity/Assimilation
Selected Publications
  • Protestant Missionaries, Asian Immigrants, and Ideologies of Race in America, 1850-1924, Routledge Press, 2007.

  • "Immigration and Asian American Religions," Asian American Religious Cultures, ABC-CLIO, 2015.

  • “Religion and Immigration, 1924-1965,” Encyclopedia of Religion in America, CQ Press Library, 2010.

  • “From Alleged Buddhists to Unreasonable Hindus: Assessing First Amendment Jurisprudence in the Post-1965 Period.” Co-Authored with Courtney Bender. In A Nation of Religions: The Politics of Pluralism in a Multireligious America, University of North Carolina Press, 2006.

  • “’The Civilization of White Men’: The Race of the Hindu in United States vs. Bhagat Singh Thind.” In Race, Religion and Identity Formation in the Americas, Oxford University Press, 2004.