Joan Bryant

Associate Professor, African American Studies & Undergraduate Studies Director


Research and Teaching Interests

American religious history.




Selected Publications

  • "Race and Religion in Nineteenth-century America," in Perspectives on American Religion and Culture, ed. Peter Williams, Cambridge: Blackwell Publishers, 1999.
  • Book Review. Singing in a Strange Land: C. L. Franklin, the Black Church, and the Transformation of America, by Nick Salvatore, Little, Brown & Co. 2005, A.M.E. Church Review, March 2006.
  • Book Review. Prophesying Daughters: Black Women Preachers and the Word, 1823-1913, by Chanta M. Haywood, University of Missouri Press, 2003, A.M.E. Church Review, March 2004.
  • Book Review. Exodus! Religion, Race, and Nation in Early Nineteenth-Century Back America, by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. University of Chicago Press, 2000, The North Star: A Journal of African-American Religious History 3:2 (Spring 2001).
  • Book Review. Fire in his Heart: Bishop Benjamin Tucker Tanner and the A.M.E. Church, by William Seraile, University of Tennessee Press, 1998, The North Star: A Journal of African-American Religious History 3:2 (Spring 2000).