Matt McCullough

Matt McCullough

Degree Program: MA

Graduation Year: 2020

Advisor: Theodore Louis Trost


Matthew is from Huntsville, AL, and received his BA in Religious Studies and Political Science from UA in 2017. He was interested in combining these two disciplines and studying the effects of religion in contemporary American politics, as part f our MA program. Particularly focused on competing perceptions about Christianity and the ideal relationship between church and state, he investigated ways to think about how these issues impact not only elections and policy making but also the religion itself and the way individuals identify with it. He graduated with his MA in 2020.