James Wellman

Professor, Chair - Comparative Religion


James Wellman is Professor and Chair of the Comparative Religion Program in the Jackson School of International Studies. Teaching at the University of Washington since 2002, his areas of expertise are in American religious culture, history and politics.


  • University of Chicago, PhD , Religion and the Human Sciences, 1995
  • Princeton Theological Seminary, MDiv, Practical Theology, 1984
  • University of Washington, BA, With Distinction, English, Honors Program, 1981