Tyler T Roberts
We are deeply saddened to share news of the untimely passing of Professor Tyler Roberts on June 3, 2021.
An obituary and tribute wall, where condolences may be shared with Professor Robert’s family, are available online through the Smith Funeral Home site.
Communications regarding College or professional matters should be addressed to the Grinnell College Office of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Nollen House, 1121 Park Street, Grinnell, IA 50112. 641-269-3100.
Tyler Roberts taught courses in modern western religious thought, religion and politics, and theory and method in Religious Studies. He published a book on Friedrich Nietzsche’s views of religion and articles on topics ranging from religion in the work of Jacques Derrida to modes of critique in Christian theology. In 2013 he published Encountering Religion: Responsibility and Criticism after Secularism.
Education and Degrees
A.B. - Brown University M.T.S. - Harvard Divinity School Th.D. - Harvard Divinity School