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Discover Degrees and Programs in Philosophy and Religion

Employers rank critical thinking as their highest priority among skills that are increasingly important in the workforce of the future. Two-thirds of employers also identify ethics and social responsibility as increasingly important. A degree in the following programs emphasizes exactly these skills!

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Philosophy Major and Minor

Knowledge of philosophical perspectives will help students in almost any career, as they learn discipline in thinking, creativity in problem-solving, thoughtfulness in self-awareness, and a deep sense of humanity's efforts to understand its place in the universe.

A variety of religious symbols represent the Religious Studies Minor at Curry College

Religion

Do you want to gain a better understanding of yourself? Interact with people from a variety of religious and cultural backgrounds? Interested in a career involving public service? Then a minor in Religious Studies may be for you.

A student lighting a candle at Curry College, representing the Asian Studies Minor

Asian Studies

Students may obtain a minor in Asian Studies in conjunction with any major offered at the College, although it may be particularly attractive for majors in Philosophy, English, Business Management, and Politics & History.

Meet Our Faculty and Staff

William Barnes

William Barnes

Associate Lecturer, Philosophy and Religion

Department
Philosophy and Religion

Phone
(617)333-2143

Email
william.barnes@curry.edu

Benjamin Chicka

Benjamin Chicka

Associate Lecturer

Department
Philosophy and Religion

Phone
(617)333-2143

Email
benjamin.chicka@curry.edu

Paba DeAndrado

Paba DeAndrado

Lecturer, Philosophy & Religion

Department
Philosophy and Religion

Phone
(617)333-2143

Email
pdeandra0114@curry.edu

Nicholas DiSalvatore

Nicholas DiSalvatore

Lecturer

Department
Philosophy and Religion

Phone
(617)333-2143

Email
ndisalva0114@curry.edu

James Haag

James Haag

Associate Lecturer

Department
Philosophy and Religion

Phone
(617)333-2143

Email
james.haag@curry.edu

Bette Manter

Bette Manter

Professor, Philosophy & Religion

Department
Philosophy and Religion

Phone
(617)333-2115

Email
bmanter0903@curry.edu

Alan Revering

Alan Revering

Senior Lecturer

Department
Philosophy and Religion

Phone
(617)333-2298

Email
areverin0903@curry.edu

David Robinson

David Robinson

Lecturer

Department
Philosophy and Religion

Robert Smid

Robert Smid

Senior Lecturer, Philosophy & Religion

Department
Philosophy and Religion

Phone
(617)333-2489

Email
robert.smid@curry.edu

Highlights in Philosophy and Religion

Curry College Commencement moves to the Xfinity Center

Curry College Commencement Moves to the Xfinity Center

We want to share with you that the location of this year's ceremony has changed. Based on the needs and requests from students and families in past years, and to improve everyone’s experience, we are moving our Commencement ceremony to the Xfinity Center in Mansfield.
John Murray

Scholarly Publications Feature Humanities Professors’ Recent Work

A number of publications have recently featured work by Curry's Humanities faculty.
Rob Smid

Philosophy and Religion Faculty Members Present Scholarly Articles

Philosophy and Religion Senior Lecturer Robert Smid and Professor Leslie Muray recently presented papers at the "11th International Whitehead Conference: Nature in Process," at the University of the Azores on São Miguel Island, Portugal.

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We're excited you're considering our outstanding Curry College academic programs and look forward to helping you reach your career goals.