Interfaith Student Council Spring Keynote Interfaith Forum

A student led conversation with the author of
White Too Long
The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity

Robert P. Jones
Public Religion Research Institute, CEO
Author of White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity


 Wednesday, April 21st 
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

About the Speaker

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Robert P. Jones

Robert P. Jones is the CEO and founder of Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and the author of White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity. Jones writes regularly on politics, culture, and religion for The Atlantic online, NBC Think, and other outlets.

He is frequently featured in major national media, such as CNN, MSNBC, NPR, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and others. He holds a Ph.D. in religion from Emory University and a M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of The End of White Christian America, which won the 2019 Grawemeyer Award in Religion.



This event is co-sponsored by the Interfaith Student Council, Center for the Study of Ethics, Religious Studies Department, Center for Social Impact and the UVUSA Independent Branch. 

This event is part of the Center for the Study of Ethics' Symposium on Religion, Culture, and Diversity

Selected Videos

Further Reading

"White American Christianity Needs to Be Honest About Its History of White Supremacy"
Carry Wallace, Time
January 14, 2021

Against the 'Conversation on Race'"
Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic
March 5, 2013

"Racism isn't a hypothetical topic for Utah's Black pastors. They've tasted it."
Peggy Fletcher Stack, Salt Lake Tribune February 16, 2021

"What Americans Know About Religion"
Pew Research Center, Religion & Public Life
July 23, 2019

"White Christian America Needs a Moral Awakening"
Robert P. Jones , The Atlantic
July 28, 2020

"Diversity, Division, Discrimination: The State of Young America"
Alex Vandermaas-Peeler, Daniel Cox, Molly Fisch-Friedman, Robert P. Jones, Ph.D.
January 10, 2018