Samuel J. Kelley

Ph.D. Candidate
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Office Hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11:00am.

Advisor: Barry Hankins


  • M.A. in history, Boise State University (Boise, ID)
  • B.A. magna cum laude in history and philosophy, Boise State University (Boise, ID)

Research Interests

My research interests are religion, politics, andsociety in the modern United States(1865-present). I also have longstanding interests inthe history of East Asia and historiography. Exam fields: modern U.S. (major field; emphasis on political history); American religious history (dissertation field); modern China (minor teaching field).


Guittard Fellowship, Baylor University (2016-2017); Graduate School Fellowship, Baylor University (2016-2020); Graduate School Fellowship, Boise State University (2012-2013).


"Augustine's Model of the Two Cities in the Historiography of George M. Marsden," Fides et Historia 48 (Summer/Fall 2016): 1-20.

Forthcoming entries in American Religious History: Belief and Society through Time (ABC-CLIO)

Curriculum Vitae: Sam Kelley CV

Miscellaneous: Before coming to Baylor I worked for two years as a high school Latin teacher and taught a course on globalization at my alma mater.