Susan Ritchie

Fully Affiliated Faculty, Theology
Director, Unitarian Universalist House of Studies
Susan Ritchie
Werner Hall 225

Curriculum vitae


Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1992
M.Div., Methodist Theological School in Ohio, 1995
M.A., Ohio State University, 1988
B.A., Knox College, 1986

Areas of expertise

Unitarian Universalist history, congregational polity, poststructuralist theology, cultural history of death. 

Selected published works

Unitarian Pirates of the Caribbean: Historical Adventures in Unitarian Unversalist Polity (forthcoming). 

A Documentary History of Unitarian Universalism, Volumes One and Two, with Dan McKanan and other members of the editorial board (Skinner House Books, 2017).

Children of the Same God: The History of Unitarianism in Relationship to Islam and Judaism (Skinner House Books, 2014).

Sites of interest

The Pamphlet, a podcast uncovering the hidden histories of Unitarian Universalism.

Harvard Square Library, a digital library of Unitarian Universalist biographies, history, books and media.