Stephen D. Glazier



Senior Research Anthropologist


Human Relations Area Files




Stephen D. Glazier earned his Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Connecticut in 1981; an M. Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1974, and an S.T.M. degree from Yale University in 2021. He took classes from Vincent Crapanzano in 1972, 1973, and 1974. Currently, he is a Senior Research Anthropologist at the Human Relations Area Files at Yale. Glazier retired in 2017 after serving 27 years as Professor of Anthropology at the University of Nebraska He is author of Marchin’ the Pilgrims Home: A Study of the Spiritual Baptists of Trinidad and editor of Spiritual Baptist Music of Trinidad; Anthropology of Religion: a Handbook; Perspectives on Pentecostalism: Case Studies from the Caribbean and Latin America; The Encyclopedia of African and African American Religions, and (with Andrew S. Buckser) of The Anthropology of Religious Conversion.