Skip to main content

Maxine Katz

Profile picture for Maxine Katz

Office Hours

By appointment
M.A. Student
Teaching Assistant

Research Interests

  • Religions of India
  • Interreligious Interactions
  • Meaning-making
  • Theory of Religion
  • Ritual Theory


B.A. in Religion (Spanish Minor, Interfaith Certificate) from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


Summer 2023 - Fall 2023 - David L. Boren Fellowship, Hindi, South Asian Flagship Language Institute

Fall 2022 - Spring 2023 - Foreign Language Acquisition Scholarship, Beginner Hindi, Center for Global Studies, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign



Awards and Honors

Fall 2020 - Ronald Filler Scholarship, The Program of Jewish Culture and Society

Courses Taught

REL 120/ JS 120

  • Teaching Assistant: Fall 2024


  • Teaching Assistant: Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Additional Campus Affiliations

Center for Global Studies