Sam Lacy

Sam Lacy

Ph.D. Student


Barbara Savage (Advisor)
Mary Frances Berry
Michael Zuckerman


B.A., Biblical & Theological Studies, Bethel University (2003)
M.Div., M.A., Princeton Theological Seminary (2009) 
Fulbright Research Fellowship, Universität Mainz & Institut für Europäische Geschichte (2010)
A.M., History, University of Pennsylvania (2013)

J.D., New York University (2017)

Research Interests

Dissertation Title: Pious Punishment: Lynching, Worship, and Racist Violence in the Jim Crow Era

American Legal History; American Religious History; 19th & early 20th century African American Social and Cultural History; Christianity & Public Policy; History of Higher Education