Title: Agate Brown and George L. Collord Professor of Religion. Position: Faculty Email: jweisenf@Princeton.edu Office: 234 1879 Hall Phone: (609) 258-8409 Areas: Religion in the Americas
Judith Weisenfeld joined the Princeton faculty in 2007. Her field is American religious history, with particular emphasis on 20th century African American religious history; religion, race, and gender; and religion in American film and popular culture. She is the author of Hollywood Be Thy Name: African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949 and African American Women and Christian Activism: New York's Black YWCA, 1905-1945. She is currently working on a project titled Apostles of Race: Religion and Black Racial Identity in the Urban North, for which she has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies. She serves as the faculty coordinator for Princeton's Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program.
She is on leave for the 2014-2015 academic year.