Dr. Bass regularly speaks at conferences,
consults with religious organizations, leads educational events, and
teaches and preaches in a variety of venues in the United States and
internationally. Her bylines include The Washington Post, The New York Times Syndicate, and The Huffington Post, and she has commented widely on religion, politics, and culture in the media, including USA TODAY, Time, Newsweek, CBS, CNN, FOX, PBS, NPR, Sirius XM, and CBC.
Diana Butler Bass is the recipient of
numerous grants and awards, including the Wilbur Award, the Nautilus
Gold Medal, the Book of the Year from Religion News Service, and the
Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize of the American Society of Church
History. Holder of an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from The
General Theological Seminary in New York, she serves on the board of
Public Religion Research and is an advisor on the project for a National
Museum of American Religion in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Butler Bass has taught at Westmont
College, the University of California at Santa Barbara, Macalester
College, Rhodes College, and the Virginia Theological Seminary on
subjects ranging from church history and American religious history to
religion and politics, religion and race, and congregational studies.
From 2002 to 2006 she was the Project Director of a national Lilly
Endowment-funded study of mainline Protestant vitality—a project
featured in Newsweek, USA TODAY, and the Los Angeles Times. She can be
followed on Facebook and Twitter.