Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education

Friday, January 25, 2019
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Center for Teaching Excellence
Thomas Cooper Library, Room L511


The purpose of the workshop is to enhance and contribute to the conversations about spirituality in higher education and increase awareness about how religious practices/beliefs may influence pedagogical principles in the classroom.

This workshop is an elective workshop for the Teaching Towards Inclusive Excellence (TTIE) certificate of completion. In order to qualify for the certificate of completion, participants must attend the Inclusive Excellence at USC workshop and seven (7) electives. Participants will have 3 academic semesters (not including summer semester) to complete the Teaching Towards Inclusive Excellence (TTIE) certificate of completion.

Required Workshop:

Elective Workshops:



Jonathan M. Leader
State Archaeologist
South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology

Jonathan Leader received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida Gainesville, and currently heads the Office of the State Archaeologist. His research interests and background include the ancient Near East, Micronesia, Eastern United States pre and proto-history, submerged resources, cultural resource management, remote sensing and GIS, archaeometry, archaeometallurgy, and conservation. He teaches and lectures on a regular basis in four departments at the university. The most current research projects include the H.L. Hunley project; the SC Cannons project; The Bahamas projects; the Florence Stockade; and the SCIAA Digitized Publications project.