Matthew J. Cressler

Matthew J. Cressler is assistant professor of religious studies at the College of Charleston. His work on religion, race, and US Catholicism includes Authentically Black and Truly Catholic: The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration (NYU Press, 2017), “‘Real Good and Sincere Catholics': White Catholicism and Massive Resistance to Desegregation in Chicago, 1965-1968" (Religion and American Culture, 2020), and “Centering Black Catholic Religio-Racial Identity, Revealing White Catholicism” (Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 2020).


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