Grad Profiles

Brittany Acors

Doctoral Student


  • University of Virginia: MA in Religious Studies (anticipated completion 2020), PhD in Religious Studies (anticipated completion 2023)
  • College of William and Mary: BS in Biology and Religious Studies (2018)

Research Interests

  • Nineteenth and twentieth century American religious history; the intersection between science and religion; New Religious Movements in America; religion and law; religion and politics; the ecumenical movement


  • "Legally Faithful: Establishing a Constitutional Definition of 'Religion' for the United States," University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Law Journal, Fall 2017