Brandi Denison is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Religious Studies department at UNC. Her research area is American Religions, specializing in the American West with particular attention to gender, violence, Native American history, memory, and theories of religion. She is currently working on a dissertation titled: “Land, Religion, and Violence: Memories of the Meeker Massacre and Ute Removal.”
She teaches courses in American Religion, race and religion, religion and the environment, and philosophical approaches to religion. She is the blog editor for the Religion in the American West group blog, associated with the AAR Seminar by the same name.