Published: Erika Engstrom

Erika Engstrom (Communication Studies) has just published her fifth book, Religion Across Television Genres: Community, Orange Is the New Black, The Walking Dead, and Supernatural. In analyses of contemporary television programming, she and co-author Joseph Valenzano III (University of Dayton) explain how the NBC comedy Community, the critically acclaimed Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, AMC’s international megahit The Walking Dead, and the CW’s long-running fan favorite Supernatural incorporate religion in their storylines and characters, revealing the role of religion in everyday life.



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