Jeff Scholes, Ph.D.

Jeff Scholes

Jeff Scholes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy
COLU 4005

Professional Summary

Jeffrey Scholes is Associate Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Philosophy and the Director of the Center for Religious Diversity and Public Life at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. His research interests center on the relationship between religion and sports on and American political theology. He is the author of Vocation and the Politics of Work: Popular Theology in a Consumer Culture (Lexington 2013) and co-author of Religion and Sports in American Culture (Routledge 2014). He is currently working on a book on Race, Religion, and Sport as well as co-editing (with Randall Balmer) a volume on Religion and Sport in North America.

Philosophical Areas of Special Interest

Religion and Culture in the United States, Political Theology, Religion and Sport

Courses Regularly Taught

  • PHIL 3070 - Religion and Sports
  • PHIL 3080 - Religion and the Spirit of Capitalism
  • PHIL 3100 - World Religions
  • PHIL 3620 - Christian Thought

Curriculum Vitae