Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts
Department of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies

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Curtis Smith

Curtis Smith

Lecturer in Religious Studies
222 Weaver Building University Park, PA 16802
Biography:

I have a background in the historical and psychological study of religion. My research has focused on the psychological aspects of various religious traditions as well as the religious dimension of psychological systems. I am currently interested in comparative psychological issues in the history of religions.  My present teaching responsibilities include courses in the study of the World Religions, with an emphasis on the historical, philosophical and psychological aspects of those traditions.

Education Details:
PhD, University of Iowa, 1988
MA, University of Iowa, 1987
MA, Arizona State University, 1982
BA, University of California, 1975