Donovan Schaefer

Donovan Schaefer is an assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He has taught at the University of Oxford, Haverford College, Syracuse University, and Le Moyne College. He writes on the relationship between religion and emotion, with special attention to material culture, science, secularism, race, and embodiment. His first book, Religious Affects: Animality, Evolution, and Power, was published by Duke University Press in 2015.