Jonathon Kahn

Associate Professor and Chair of Religion

Vassar College

Jonathon S. Kahn (A.B. Princeton University; Ph.D., Columbia University 2003) is Associate Professor of Religion and teaches in the areas of religion and modern philosophy (with special interest in American pragmatism and religious naturalism, and the emergence of secularism); theories of religion and nationalism; and race, religion and democratic theory. His research has focused on illumining the place of religious moods and virtues in the writings of W. E. B. Du Bois. He has published articles on Du Bois and religion in Philosophia Africana and The Souls of W.E.B. Du Bois, (Northern Illinois, 2007). His book, Divine Discontent: The Religious Imagination of W.E.B. DuBois, was published by Oxford University Press in 2009.