Michael Zogry

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  • Associate Professor
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Religious Studies

Contact Info

Bailey Hall, Room 303F
1440 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045


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.


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


Native American religions; ritual; historiography and representation