Michael Zogry

Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Primary office:
Smith Hall
Room 101


Native American religions; ritual; historiography and representation

Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara, 2003

Michael J. Zogry’s primary research interests include Native American / First Nations religions, and theory and method in the study of religions with particular attention to the study of ritual, sport, play and games. His first book, Anetso, the Cherokee Ball Game: At the Center of Ceremony and Identity was published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2010. It was one of the inaugural volumes in the series First Peoples: New Directions in Indigenous Studies. Zogry currently serves as co-chair of the Native Traditions in the Americas Program Unit, American Academy of Religion.

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