ProfileAnnie Blazer is an assistant professor of religious studies at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Her courses cover religion in America from the colonial to contemporary period. In particular, Dr. Blazer's courses investigate the relationship between religion and popular culture, paying attention to race, class, gender, and sexuality.
Before joining William and Mary, Dr. Blazer spent a year on a research fellowship at Princeton University’s Center for the Study of Religion where she developed the manuscript for her first book, Faith on the Field: Sports, Gender, and Evangelicalism in America (under contract with New York University Press). She completed her Ph.D. degree in religion and culture at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2009 and has also taught at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, and Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana.