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Kathryn Lum

Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Ph.D., Yale University, History (2010)
M.Phil., Yale University, History (2008)
B.A., Stanford University, History, with Honors and with Distinction (2004)
Kathryn Lum
Professor Gin Lum specializes in American religious history. Her research and teaching interests focus on religion and race, religion and violence, and the afterlife, evil, and death in America. She is author of the forthcoming Damned Nation: Hell in America from the Revolution to Reconstruction (Oxford University Press). She is an Annenberg Faculty Fellow (2012-14), is affiliated with the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE), and organizes the American Religions Workshop at Stanford.

Professor Gin Lum received her B.A. from Stanford and her Ph.D. from Yale.