We focus on the ways religion works in human lives around the globe and investigate how factors such as geographical region, multicultural settings, and popular culture shape communities and traditions. Our faculty guides students to think critically about human relationships, value diversity, and communicate clearly, skills necessary and highly sought-after in a wide range of careers.
Department of Religion and Culture
Two of the four faculty members newly appointed to the academies of Faculty Service and Leadership at Virginia Tech are members of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
What can a post-apocalyptic action flick, an anime television series, and a comic horror movie teach us about ourselves? More than you might imagine. That’s the theory, at least, behind the first-ever film series of Virginia Tech’s Department of Religion and Culture.
Prof. Danille Christensen was interviewed by Religion and Culture Major Caitlin Van Wicklin on her area of study.