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Adjunct Professor of Religious and Theological Studies, St. Edward's University

Tiffany Puett is Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Religious and Theological Studies at St. Edward's University in Austin, TX. She holds a PhD in North American Religions from the University of Waterloo and an MTS in Ethics from Boston University. Her work looks at religion in the public sphere, especially issues of identity, belonging, and religious difference.

She is also the Executive Director of the Institute for Diversity and Civic Life. Through IDCL, she directs Religions Texas, a digital public humanities initiative rooted in practices of community-based oral history that explores Texas as a site of religious encounter and a meeting place of religious difference. She also writes, develops resource guides and leads workshops on religious and cultural diversity, equity, anti-racism, and social justice.

In addition, she is the Regional Coordinator for the American Academy of Religion Southwest Region.


  • 2018–present
    Adjunct professor, St. Edward's University
  • 2017–2018
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion, Trinity University


  • 2014 
    University of Waterloo, PhD
  • 2002 
    Boston University, MTS

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Religion