Josef Surrett is known to be the Professor of religion and African American and African Diaspora Studies. Josef has been appointed as the new Dean of Columbia College.
This advance in position has put his name on social media record has been making significant rounds on the internet. He is also appointed as the Vice President of Undergraduate Education.
Josef Sorett Life Explored
Josef Sorett is known to be working at Columbia College, as an expert professor and Chair of religion and African American and African. He has been announced as the new Dean of Columbia College.
Right now he will be serving as the new Dean of Columbia College effective from the 1st of July 2022. The official news was announced via the college’s website and social stages.
He directs the Center on African-American Religion, Social Justice, and Sexual Politics. He is also the author who has published books like Spirit in the Dark: A Religious History of Racial Aesthetics.
As an interdisciplinary scholar of religion and race, the Professor employs primarily historical and literary approaches to studying religion in black communities and cultures in the States.
His scholarly work has been supported by grants from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, Henry Luce Foundation, E. Rhodes and Leone B. Carpenter, the Ford Foundation, and more.
The Professor’s research has been published in academic journals and anthologies. In fact, his writing has also appeared in various popular media outlets, including The Huffington Post, ABC News, and more.
The newly appointed Dean reportedly came to Columbia in 2009. Sorett’s research reportedly extends the disciplines of history, religion, literature, art, and music.
Sorett’s scholarship traverses the crucial and complex role that religion has played in shaping the cultures of Black communities and movements in the country.
Educational Background Explored
He acquired his BS in Health and Exercise Science from Oral Roberts University. Whereas his MDiv in Religion and Literature from Boston University.
He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in African American Studies. His latest work, The Sexual Politics of Black Churches, scrutinizes the politics of sexuality within Black churches.
Sorett’ss leadership in critical University administrative initiatives, apart from his role as the Chair of the Department of Religion, has been commendable as Chair of the Inclusive Public Safety Advisory Committee.
Josef Sorett Relationship Status Update
Josef Sorett is known to be a married man but he has kept his personal private.