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Larry Perry
Larry Perry

Assistant Professor
McClung Tower
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-0450

Phone: 865-974-2466

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Larry S. Perry, II is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Africana Studies. Dr. Perry's work focuses on the history of the American Religious Left, its thoughts, thinkers, politics, practice and its intersection (or lack thereof) with racial justice in the U.S. Dr. Perry's current book project is entitled A Black Spiritual Leftist: Howard Thurman and the Religious Left’s Unfinished Business of Race Relations. In the past Dr. Perry has served as a fellow at the Center for American Progress’ Leadership Institute and as a contributor on CSPAN.

  • Ph.D., Religious Studies, University of Virginia, 2016
  • Master of Divinity (Theology), Union Theological Seminary, 2010
  • B.A., History, Fisk University, 2007

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