Dr. Gayle Pagnoni shares her experiences creating a partnership between the Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance at Rice University and the Houston Independent School District.
Gayle has taught in secondary and tertiary education for over a decade, and holds a doctorate in Religion from the University of Florida. With undergraduate degrees in Anthropology and International Relations, and a Master’s in Latin American and Caribbean Studies with emphasis in Sociology, she specializes in western hemispheric religion and globalization. Her focus is on monotheism and in particular, Christian diversity, including a uniquely American variety – the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She joined the Institute in August 2016.