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The San Martino Archaeological Field School is a summer program designed to teach students about archaeological field and laboratory methods, geophysical prospection in archaeology, and the archaeology of ancient Italy.

The Undergraduate Religion and Classics Council is a student association designed to promote student and faculty interaction beyond the classroom setting by creating a comfortable atmosphere for discussion and dialogue.

Our alumni graduate prepared for advanced studies as well as careers with non-profits, NGOs, schools, corporations, and governments worldwide.


Joshua Dubler

Research Spotlight

Rochester professor awarded research fellowship to study impact of religion on mass incarceration

Assistant Professor of Religion Josh Dubler and his colleague will study the connections between religion and mass incarceration. Their research is an attempt to shed new light on how changes in America’s religious landscape have contributed to growth in the prison system over the last 40 years.

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30
undergraduates

Of the 30 undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Religion and Classics in fall 2014, 53% were female and 30% were underrepresented minorities.

Alumni Profiles

Rachel D.

Rachel Darken '10
BA in Religion

Meet Rachel Darken and read what motivated her to pursue a degree in religious studies as well as her advice about study abroad.

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