About

Headshot.9.17.14Amy DeRogatis is Professor of Religion and American Culture in the Department of Religious Studies at Michigan State University. DeRogatis teaches courses on American religious history, religion, sex, and gender, evangelicalism, missionaries, religion and the senses, and introductory courses in the study of religion.   Her latest book is Saving Sex: Sexuality and Salvation in American Evangelicalism.  She is now at work on her next book Mormon King about James Jesse Strang and the Strangite community on Beaver Island, Michigan.  DeRogatis is also co-PI with Isaac Weiner (OSU) of the Religious Soundmap of the Global Midwest Project. This project is supported by the Humanities Without Walls consortium, based at the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Humanities Without Walls consortium is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Amy DeRogatis was recently named the College of Arts and Letters Faculty Excellence Advocate.