Lauren R. Kerby

Kerby headshotLauren R. Kerby is the RLP’s education specialist and an instructor in the Religious Studies and Education Certificate program at Harvard Extension School. She is responsible for overall design and implementation of the Religious Literacy and Education Initiative, and for programs within the Religious Literacy and the Professions Initiative.

Lauren earned her PhD in Religious studies from Boston University. Her current book project, “Saving History: White Evangelical Identity and Christian Heritage Tours of Washington, D.C.,” analyzes the way that white American evangelicals use history as a political resource. She has previously taught writing-intensive religion courses in Boston University's undergraduate Writing Program and Department of Religion.