Career Possibilities

Graduates with Religious Studies degrees advance in a wide range of career fields. They are trained to navigate multicultural environments successfully, to lead teams effectively in collaborative settings, and to interpret and marshal various types of information and data while advancing a large project.

Here’s what our alumni are doing – contact kmcclymond@gsu.edu to find out more!

Academics
Anthony Petro, BA ’03, currently Assistant Professor, Department of Religion, Boston University
Mary Grace Dupree, MA ’15, currently completing her Ph.D., Department of Religion, Emory University
John Sullivan, MA ’10, currently completing his Ph.D., Department of History, Georgia State University

Law & Government
David Dreyer, BA ’01, currently House District Representative, Georgia State Legislature; business litigation attorney with Chamberlain Hrdlicka
Amna Shirazi, BA ’07, founder and head of Shirazi Law Firm, focused on immigration issues such as deportation defense, detention, asylum/human rights, and consular issues

Business
Derek Jackson, BA ’97, co-owner, International Castings (import/export business)
Ndola Hagood, MA ’10, co-owner Marie’s at Ummat’s Café (restaurant, catering)
Mike Luttrell, BA ’01, currently Director of Information Technology, Woodruff Health Sciences Center

Non-profit
Justin Howell, BA ’97, Deputy Director, International Rescue Committee (Atlanta)