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Adam Lawrence Dyer

Doctoral Student


  • University of Virginia: PhD in Religious Studies (anticipated 2027)
  • Pacific School of Religion: M.Div., Certificate of Sexuality and Religion (2017)
  • Princeton University: AB, English (1987)

    Research Interests

    • Equity in Religion and Embodiment
    • Unitarian Universalism, History and Theology of Free Church Traditions
    • The 1st Amendment and Religious Establishment in Colonial America
    • Religious Ethics and Public Policy



    • “Religious Equity: A Path to Greater LGBTQ Inclusion”in LGBTQ Policy Journal, Harvard Kennedy School (2021)
    • “Two Shakes” in “Body Battlegrounds”Vanderbilt University Press (ed. Bobel, Kwan) (2019)
    • Love Beyond God: Meditations, Skinner House Books (2016)

    Fellowships, Grants, and Awards

    Paul Wesley Yinger Preaching Award, Pacific School of Religion (2017)