Albert Raboteau

Henry Putnam Professor of Religion, Emeritus
Department of Religion
Email Address: 
raboteau@princeton.edu

Professor Albert Raboteau is one of the nation's foremost scholars of African American religious history. His research and teaching have focused specifically on American Catholic history and African American religious movements. During his tenure at Princeton, Professor Raboteau served as dean of the Graduate School (1992-1993). His books include Slave Religion: The "Invisible Institution” in the Antebellum South, A Fire in the Bones: Reflections on African-American Religious History, and Canaan Land: A Religious History of African Americans, and the recently published American Prophets: Seven Religious Radicals and Their Struggle for Social and Political Justice.