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Michael McNally

Michael McNally ’85

  • John M. and Elizabeth W. Musser Professor of Religious Studies, Religion

Education & Professional History

Carleton College, BA; Harvard Divinity School, MDiv; Harvard University, AM, PhD.

At Carleton since 2001.

Highlights & Recent Activity


Major Grants


  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship
  • Mellon New Directions Fellowship
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Sabbatical Fellowship and Summer Stipend
  • American Philosophical Society Sabbatical Fellowship


Courses Taught This Year

  • RELG 289: Global Religions in Minnesota (Spring 2020)
  • RELG 243: Native American Religious Freedom (Spring 2020)
  • RELG 130: Native American Religions (Fall 2020)
  • RELG 239: Religion & American Landscape (Winter 2021)
  • RELG 300: Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion (Winter 2021)
  • RELG 289: Global Religions in Minnesota (Spring 2021)
Profile updated May 3, 2020

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