Lora J. Hobbs


Religious Studies
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Religious Studies
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • MA, Religious Studies, Southwest Missouri State University
  • MEd, Educational and Counseling Psychology, 1986, University of Missouri-Columbia


  • REL 100:  Introduction to Religion (seated, online and blended)
  • REL 370:  Women and Religion
  • REL 200:  Religion in the News
  • GEP 101:  First Year Foundations (blended)

Research and professional interests

  • Women in religions
  • Scholarship of teaching (Student motivation; teacher’s role in student engagement, autonomy and competence; student motivation and success as face-to-face time decreases and technology increases)