News & Events
Professor of Religion Laura Hobgood featured in The Atlantic
The article references her book A Dog’s History of the World.
Eating Animals: Bringing Religious Perspectives to the Table
An interactive panel discussion exploring the religious intersection of the treatment of animals and our food choices.
Dogs Are Man’s Best Friend, but Cats Are a Pirate’s First Mate
Meet Southwestern University’s Cat Partners club and its furry, feline family.
Scholarly Perspectives on COVID-19, Part 8: Apocalypse or Dystopia?
Professor and Elizabeth Root Paden Chair in Religion and Environmental Studies Laura Hobgood shares how COVID-19 has shaped the conversation in her Apocalypse seminar.
Capstone in Religion Presentations, December 2020
Religion Capstone presentations from Elijah Timms, Madeline Boyd and Emily Dunn
A Future CEO
With her sights set on running her own business one day, Courtney King ’20 shares that making the world a better place is at the heart of all her endeavors.
Professor of Religion and Environmental Studies Weighs in on Pet-Friendly Cities
Austin named fourth pet-friendliest large city in the U.S.
Professor of Religion Dr. Laura Hobgood’s Book “A Dog’s History of the World” Featured in Psychology Today
Dr. Hobgood was recently interviewed in an article on her 2014 book A Dog’s History of the World: Canines and the Domestication of Humans.