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Professor of Comparative Religion, Miami University

Dr. Kenworthy specializes in the history and thought of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, particularly in modern Russia and Ukraine. His first book, The Heart of Russia: Trinity-Sergius, Monasticism, and Society After 1825 (Oxford University Press, 2010), won the Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize of the American Society of Church History. He has also co-authored an introductory text, Understanding World Christianity: Russia (Fortress Press, 2021).


  • –present
    Professor, Miami University


  • 2002 
    Brandeis University, History