Jaye Houston, Ph.D.

In 1995, Dr. Houston earned her BA degree in Religion with a minor in Global Peace and Security at UCSB.  In 1998 she was awarded a certificate in Women’s Studies and an MA degree in Religion from The Florida State University.  In 2006, she completed a doctoral degree at Claremont Graduate University in Women Studies in Religion.  Her dissertation field research examined the intergenerational relationship between female Holocaust survivors and their granddaughters--the third generation. 

Dr. Houston's interdisciplinary academic foci are sociology of religion, self and society, women’s studies, comparative genocides, and field research.