John Corrigan

Lucius Moody Bristol Distinguished Professor of Religion
Professor of History
Distinguished Research Professor
Dr. John Corrigan

Contact Information

American Religious History
Office Location
206C Dodd Hall
(850) 644-8094
(850) 644-7225
Office Hours



John Corrigan (Ph.D. University of Chicago) teaches American religious history. His research focuses on religion and emotion, religion and violence, and the spatial humanities.

He has served as regular or visiting faculty at the University of Virginia, Harvard, Columbia, Oxford, University of London, Arizona State University, University of Halle-Wittenberg, and University College (Dublin), as a visiting scholar at the American Academy in Rome, as the Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair for the Netherlands, and as a Fulbright Specialist for Australia. He also has taught in the FSU program in Florence.

His research has been supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National Humanities Center, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Center for Antiracist Research, and the Fulbright Program, and by grants from public and private endowments.

Recent courses he has taught include Religion, Emotion, and America; Religion and Region in America; Religion in the American 19th Century; Religious Intolerance in America; Religion in the Colonial Americas; Historiography of American Religion; Religion and American Spaces.

His covid project was the album Imperical Data from Mandalay.



Fall 2023
  • REL2121: Religion in the United States (Honors)
  • RLG5305: Religion in Colonial Americas
SPRing 2024
  • REL2121: Religion in the United States (Honors)
  • RLG6498: Religion & Emotion in America