Murphy Pizza

Adjunct Faculty


Liberal Arts
MA, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
PhD, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Murphy Pizza is a cultural anthropologist with a specialization in comparative religion and a background in studio art. Her teaching and academic background includes anthropology, ethnic studies, art, humanities, religion, philosophy, social action, natural and social sciences, and research methods.

Pizza is a member of the American Academy of Religion and a regular convener and participant in their Upper Midwest Conference. She has co-edited The Brill Handbook of Contemporary Paganism (2009), contributed to Sacred Schisms (Cambridge, 2009), and has published and presented several articles in the realm of New Religious Movements.