F229BD06-FD1C-2908-B10829FCD3F82234
1F1D40D9-C2F4-C736-4CC6316A3D327599

Seth Schermerhorn


Seth Schermerhorn
Seth Schermerhorn

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Benedict Hall 206
315-859-4960

Seth Schermerhorn specializes in the interdisciplinary study of indigenous traditions, particularly in the southwestern United States. Although Schermerhorn has worked with several indigenous nations, he works most extensively with the Tohono O’odham Nation in southern Arizona. Schermerhorn teaches classes on indigenous traditions, Native American religious freedom, indigenous ecologies, pilgrimage and global Christianities.

Recent Courses Taught

Native American Spirituality
Global Christianities
Sacred Journeys
Native Rituals and Religious Freedom
Imagining Religions
Native Ecologies

Distinctions

  • Phillips Fund for Native American Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society
  • Jacobs Research Funds Individual Grant
  • Upstate-Global Collective Working Group Grants from the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium, from an award by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Selected Publications

More... Less...

College Service

  • Committee on Student Awards and Prizes
  • Chapter Founder and Faculty Chapter Representative of Theta Alpha Kappa, the National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology
  • American Studies Program Committee
  • Humanities Organizing Committee

Professional Affiliations

International Association for the History of Religions
American Academy of Religion
North American Association for the Study of Religion
Society for the Study of Native American Religious Traditions
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
American Anthropological Association
Society for the Anthropology of Religion
Western History Association

Appointed to the Faculty: 2013

Educational Background

Ph.D., Arizona State University
M.A., University of Colorado
B.A., Colorado State University

Back to Top