Title — Professor Emeritus
Areas of Expertise —
Ethics & Sociology of Religion
Harry Yeide attended Williams College where he received his undergraduate degree and then earned his B.D. from the Union Theological Seminary (NYC). He obtained his PhD from Harvard University. His areas of interest include the sociology and philosophy of religion, ethics, and peace studies. In addition to his teaching, Yeide has contributed many years to the administration of the Columbian School and of the Department of Religion.
He served as Assistant Dean for the Columbian School for more than 10 years then followed that position with over 10 years as chair of the Religion Department. He has played a major role in the establishment of various interdisciplinary study programs including most recently in the fields of bio-ethics and peace studies. He has written a number of articles on religion and ethics and has recently published a book on classical Pietism.