Patricia Cecil

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Religious Studies
Archivist Associate
Moore Reading Room and the Religion in Kansas Project
Primary office:
Smith Hall
Room 109A
1300 Oread Ave
Lawrence, KS 66045


Patricia Cecil manages the Moore Reading Room, is the archivist for the Religion in Kansas Project, and provides administrative support and oversight to the Department of Religious Studies and the Friends of the Department of Religious Studies Board.


MA, University of Kansas

BA, University of Iowa


Religious diversity and experience in Kansas, digital humanities

Selected Work

Many Paths of Faith: Religion in Kansas, digital exhibtion, 2020

The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas, digital exhibition, 2018-2019

Religion in Kansas, physical exhibition, 2018

Elden Tefft Campus Walking Tour, physical and digital brochure, 2017-2018

The Study of Religion on Mount Oread, physical and digital exhibition, 2016-2017


Selected Grants

Principle Investigator & Project Director, "Faith in the Free State" podcast. Humanities for All Grant. Humanities Kansas. 2020-2021.

Principle Investigator & Project Director, "The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas". Humanities for All Grant. Humanities Kansas. 2018-2019.

Calendar of Events

Religious Studies Success Stories

The Moore Reading Room will be closed during the weeks of August 2nd and August 9th, 2021.