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Joshua Dubler

Assistant Professor of Religion
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Religion And Classics

Areas of expertise: Religion in America, criminal justice and religion, guilt

Press contact:
Valerie Alhart

Related Links:
Interview on C-Span: After Words with Joshua Dubler (video)

In the News

Penn Penitentiary, Where Converts Dwell Among Convicts
August 14, 2014

The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Brutality of American Punishment
July 07, 2014

Religion and Politics
“Orange Is the New Black” and the Difficulty of Portraying Prison Religion
June 03, 2014

Pacific Standard
What Does Religion Look Like in Prison?
May 13, 2014

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News Releases

Rochester Professor Takes Up-Close Look at Religion Behind Bars in New Book
August 30, 2013

Joshua Dubler received his PhD in Religion from Princeton University. His research and teaching focus on American religion and theory of religion. He is the author of "Down in the Chapel: Religious Life in an American Prison" and to co-author of 'Bang! Thud: World Spirit' from a Texas School Book Depository. Dubler has taught courses at Princeton University, Haverford College, Andover Newton Theological School and in Villanova University's program at Graterford Prison. He is currently teaching a course on the modern concept of "guilt."