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Perez Sheldon Advising on Smithsonian Exhibit on ‘Science and Religion in American History’

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon

By Kristin Distel Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon, Assistant Professor of Classics & World Religions and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, is currently serving on an advisory board with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. She is one of approximately 10 scholars whom the Smithsonian has selected from across the […]

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November 2, 2017 at 6:16 pmResearch

Sheldon Receives Grants for Two Short-Term Fellowships

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon received two outside grants this year, a short-term fellowship from the Library Company of Philadelphia and one from the American Philosophical Society. Sheldon is Assistant Professor of Classics & World Religions and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Ohio University, She was awarded a Mellon Scholars Program […]

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October 5, 2017 at 11:18 amResearch

Concepts of Race Mixing and Miscegenation in 19th Century America and Ancient India, Oct. 11

Concepts of Race Mixing and Miscegenation in 19th Century America and Ancient India, Oct. 11

The Classics & World Religions Department and the Between Love and Hate Theme present “Concepts of Race Mixing and Miscegenation in 19th Century America and Ancient India”on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 5 p.m. in Bentley 110. This conversation features Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon, Assistant Professor of Classics & World Religions […]

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October 1, 2017 at 9:30 pmEvents

Sheldon Co-Authors Book Chapter on ‘Religious Politics of Scientific Doubt’

Sheldon Co-Authors Book Chapter on ‘Religious Politics of Scientific Doubt’

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon co-authored a chapter in The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Ecology, edited by John Hart. (John Wiley & Sons, 2017). She and co-author Naomi Oreskes wrote a chapter titled “The Religious Politics of Scientific Doubt: Evangelical Christians and Environmentalism in the United States.” Sheldon is […]

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July 12, 2017 at 11:48 amResearch

Sheldon Authors Article on Construction of Heterosexual Masculinity in American Evangelicalism

Dr. Myrna Perez Sheldon authored an article on “Wild at Heart: How Sociobiology and Evolutionary Psychology Helped Influence the Construction of Heterosexual Masculinity in American Evangelicalism” in the Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. Sheldon is Assistant Professor of Gender and American Religion, jointly appointed in two departments, […]

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July 12, 2017 at 11:30 amResearch