USC Dornsife College Of Letters Arts and Sciences

University of Southern California

Jason S. Sexton is visiting fellow at UC Berkeley’s Center for the Study of Religion, and visiting fellow at UC Berkeley’s Center for the Study of Law & Society. He has taught at Cal State Fullerton where he is the Pollak Library Faculty Fellow and edits the UC Press-published, Boom California. He holds the Ph.D. from the University of St. Andrews, and has written widely in the areas of California studies, prison studies, religious studies, and contemporary theology.

He has written The Trinitarian Theology of Stanley J. Grenz (Bloomsbury) and edited Theology and California: Theological Refractions on California’s Culture (Routledge), and has presented his research in both academic and popular settings, ranging from the Huntington Library to the University of Virginia. He serves in leadership capacity with many different scholarly organizations, and is Vice President-elect of the Western Region of the American Academy of Religion. He is currently writing a book that gives an interdisciplinary theological account of the incarcerated church. For more information, please visit  


Jason Sexton