Kathryn Lofton

Kathryn Lofton teaches religious studies and American studies at Yale University, where she also serves as dean of humanities. She is the author of Oprah: The Gospel of an IconConsuming Religion, and co-editor, with Laurie Maffly-Kipp, of Women’s Work: An Anthology of African-American Women's Historical Writings from Antebellum America to the Harlem Renaissance. She co-edits, with John Lardas Modern, Class 200: New Studies in Religion.