Kristin Kobes
Du Mez, Ph.D.

Historian / Writer / Speaker

Professor of History, Calvin University


Kristin Kobes Du Mez is a professor of History and Gender Studies at Calvin University. She holds a PhD from the University of Notre Dame and her research focuses on the intersection of gender, religion, and politics. Her most recent book, Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation, was published with W. W. Norton’s Liveright Publishing in June 2020. She has written for the Washington Post, Religion News Service, Christianity Today, Christian CenturyThe Daily Beast, and Religion & Politics, and has been interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition, CTV, the BBC, the CBC, and by CNN, the New York Times, the Economist, the Christian Post, PBS News Hour, and the AP, among other outlets. She blogs at Patheos’s Anxious Bench.


Contact Information

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History Department
Calvin University
3201 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546