Faculty Profile: Phil Zuckerman

Phil ZuckermanMeet Pitzer Professor Phil Zuckerman, a world-renowned secular studies scholar. Zuckerman started the country's first secular studies major at Pitzer College and is the author of Living the Secular Life.
November 7, 2017
Press Releases

Pitzer Professor Phil Zuckerman Publishes Definitive Work on Secularism

Book Cover, Oxford Handbook of SecularismClaremont, Calif. (January 17, 2017)—Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman’s new book, The Oxford Handbook of Secularism, is being touted as the most comprehensive and interdisciplinary volume ever written about secularism. The 792-page Oxford University Press anthology, which Zuckerman co-edited with John R. Shook, gives a 360-degree global view of secularism. “We have philosophers, anthropologists, political [Read More...]
January 17, 2017
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Pitzer Professor Phil Zuckerman’s New Book Surveys the Science of Secularity

The Nonreligious: Understanding Secular People and SocietiesClaremont, Calif. (February 11, 2016)—Pitzer College Professor of Sociology and Secular Studies Phil Zuckerman’s eleventh book, The Nonreligious: Understanding Secular People and Societies, is the first comprehensive compilation of research on the nonreligious. Co-written with Luke W. Galen and Frank L. Pasquale, The Nonreligious will be published by Oxford University Press on March 1. With studies [Read More...]
February 11, 2016
Press Releases

American Humanist Association Presents University Humanist Award to Pitzer College

Claremont, Calif. (February 11, 2016)—The American Humanist Association (AHA) will present the 2016 University Award for Philosophical Diversity to Pitzer College. The award ceremony will be held on Monday, February 15, 2016, at Pitzer’s Stein Atrium. Roy Speckhardt, executive director of the AHA will present the award to Professor Phil Zuckerman, founder of Pitzer’s secular [Read More...]
February 11, 2016
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Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman’s New Book Explores How to Live the Secular Life

Claremont, Calif. (December 4, 2014)—Pitzer College Professor of Sociology Phil Zuckerman’s new book, Living the Secular Life: New Answers to Old Questions, was released today by Penguin Press. Named one of the best books of 2014 by Publishers Weekly, Living the Secular Life mixes personal stories, sociological insight and compelling prose to examine how people [Read More...]
December 4, 2014