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Dr. Brian P. Bennett

Dr. Brian P. Bennett

Professor of Religious Studies

(716) 286-8454


Originally from San José, California, Dr. Bennett earned his B.A. summa cum laude from Princeton and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

His research examines the religious significance of different languages and scripts, primarily Church Slavonic, Latin, Esperanto, and braille.

He has published two books:

Dr. Bennett's courses include:

  • Introduction to Religion
  • World Religions
  • Comparative Religion
  • Orthodoxy & Protestantism
  • Topic: Cults
  • Topic: Religion & Revolution in Russia