Grad Profiles

Kevin Rose

PhD 2022


  • University of Virginia - PhD (expected: 2020)
  • Duke Divinity School.- MDiv (2016)
  • Wheaton College - BA (2009)

Research Interests

  • American Religions
  • Religion and Capitalism
  • Religion and Ecology 


Kevin is a doctoral candidate in Religious Studies and lecturer in American Studies at the University of Virginia. His research centers on the intersection of religion, capitalism, and environmentalism in the second half of the twentieth century. His writing has appeared in Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation and is forthcoming in the American Quarterly. His dissertation, “Living Green: The Neoliberal Climate of Protestant Environmentalism,” focuses on the relationship between shifting formations of American capitalism and U.S. Protestant conceptions of religious agency in response to the environmental crises of the 1970s.