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Gary Laderman, Fellowship Mentor

Professor of Religion and Department Chairperson, Emory University


Advisee(s): Stephanie Muravchik   

Gary Laderman, Emory University Professor of American Religious History and Culture, studies religion and health. He is the author of two books: Rest in Peace: A Cultural History of Death and the Funeral Home in Twentieth-Century America and The Sacred Remains: American Attitudes Toward Death, 1799–1883. In addition, he co-edited the three-volume Religion and American Cultures: An Encyclopedia of Traditions, Diversity, and Popular Expressions (with Luis León). He is currently working on another book, entitled Godless in America: Religious Anchors in Contemporary America.


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