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Jan Shipps (Retired)


Professor Emerita of History and Religious Studies and
Senior Research Associate for the POLIS Center 1995-present


B.S. Utah State University 1961
M.A. University of Colorado 1962
Ph.D. University of Colorado 1965

Academic Interests

history of American religion, religions in the making, religion in urban America, and Mormonism


Liberal Arts Outstanding Faculty Award 1985,
Grace Arrington Mormon Studies Award 1986,
Glenn W. Irwin Research Scholar1989-90,
and Franklin College Brannigan Scholar 1994


Sojourner in the Promised Land (forthcoming);
(editor) Journals of William E. McLellin (1994);
Mormonism: The Story of A New Religious Tradition (1985);
and numerous articles on Mormonism

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