We are the World: World Religions as American Religion

Dr. Bobby C. Alexander

Dr. Bobby C. Alexander

Alexander holds doctorate degrees from Columbia University and Union Theological Seminary in New York. He teaches various courses on religion, immigration, race and ethnicity. He is the recipient of the Student Choice Teaching Award, EPPS faculty Outstanding Teaching Comet Award and the Distinguished Teacher in Diversity and Multicultural Education Award.

Alexander is author of many articles in academic journals, book chapters, as well as book monographs on topics including religion and social rights. He is working on articles regarding religion and church leadership during the process of assimilation for Mexican immigrant women, as well as credibility in political asylum pursuit. He is a member of With One Voice, a coalition to improve the lives of immigrants in North Texas.

"Dr. Alexander's work within UT Dallas and the surrounding community, as well as larger communities within Texas and the United States, is of great service to the cause of diversity. His expertise in several diversity topics is of great value," Spector added.