Religious Studies Department Faculty

Learn how to think profoundly and communicate clearly about societal issues and existential human questions through research, reading, writing and discussion.

Andrew Stern

Professor of Religious Studies
Religious Studies Program Coordinator
Study Abroad Coordinator



Ph.D., Emory University
M.T.S, Harvard University
B.A., Georgetown University

Research and Teaching Interests

Dr. Stern has taught and coordinated the Religious Studies program at NCWU since 2012. He teaches a wide range of courses, including Introduction to Religion, Indigenous Religions of the Americas, Religion in U.S. Culture, and Sacred Art. His specialty is religious history, with a focus on the history of Christianity in the United States. Past research and writing projects have explored Catholic-Protestant relations in the antebellum South. Dr. Stern is also the academic coordinator for Connect, Wesleyan’s summer theology institute for high school students.

Andrew Stern


Andrew Stern

  • School of Humanities
    North Carolina Wesleyan University
    3400 North Wesleyan Blvd.
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804

  • Office Location:
    Elizabeth Braswell Pearsall Library