Media Archive

The faculty of the Deparment of Religious Studies are experts on a variety of issues and as such the media have used them as sources to understand and explain contemporary and historical phenomena to local, national and worldwide audiences.  The Media Archive is a collection of interviews, quotes and other instances of the Religious Studies faculty and visiting scholars engaging with the media.  Entries are listed in counter-chronological order (most recent entries first).

Professors Graham Coop and Meaghan O’Keefe discuss the promises, pitfalls and social risks of DNA testing (April 24, 2019)

Professor Eva Mroczek speaks about the Dead Sea Scrolls and her award winning first book, "The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity" (February 2019)

Professor Archana Venkatesan Appears on "Insight" on Capitol Public Radio Regarding the Devastating Floods in Chennai, India  (December 10, 2015)

Professor Keith Watenpaugh Addresses how the Terrorist Attacks in Paris are Affecting the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Capital Public Radio  (November 18, 2015)

Professor Flagg Miller Interviewed on Radio Program "This is Hell!" about the Bin Laden Tapes  (October 31, 2015)

Professor Flagg Miller Interviewed on Public Radio International Program "The World" about the Bin Laden Tapes  (October 21, 2015)

Professor Flagg Miller Writes "What I Learned about al Qaeda from Analyzing the 'Bin Laden' Tapes" for Vice News  (September 28, 2015)

Professor Keith Watenpaugh Interviewed on "Insight" about Humanitarianism and his New Book  (September 23, 2015)

Professor Flagg Miller Interviewed on Ireland National Radio about the Bin Laden Tapes  (August 18, 2015)

Professor Flagg Miller Discusses the Bin Laden Tapes with BBC News  (August 17, 2015)

Visiting Fulbright Scholar Sikkil Gurucharan Interviewed about being a Fulbright Scholar and the Carnatic Singing Tradition on "Insight"  (March 11, 2015)

Professor Meaghan O'Keefe Quoted in Article about the Cost of Declaring a Saint in "The Economist" Magazine  (January 25, 2014)