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Megan Odell-Scott

Educational Background:

2011 M.A. John Carroll University
Theology and Religious Studies
Master’s Essay: “Christianity in America: The Evolution-Creationism Debate”
Advisor: Dr. John Spencer

2007 B.A. Kent State University
Summa Cum Laude
University Honors: “A Case Study: Church and State Relations Following Hurricane Katrina”
Advisor: Dr. Erin O’Brien
Major: Political Science, concentration in Public Policy
Minors: Pre-Law; and Religion Studies

Research Interests: 

Megan's primary research interests are at the intersection of politics and religion. She is interested in how religion interacts with politics both individually and institutionally, as well as the measurement of religion in quantitative discourse. Megan continues to be interested in interfaith education and engagement following her research with the Pluralism Project at Harvard University.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

American Political Science Association

American Academy of Religion

Phi Beta Kappa

Department of Political Science