Natalie Avalos

Visiting Instructor, Religious Studies

Native American and indigenous religious traditions • Tibetan Buddhism • Religion and healing • Race and religion • Transnationalism • Decolonization

Lindsey B. Harlan, Professor of Religious Studies

Lindsey B. Harlan

Professor of Religious Studies

History of religions • Hinduism • Religion and gender • Heroic traditions • Religion in Trinidad


David K. Kim, Professor of Religious Studies, Chair of the Religious Studies Department

David K. Kim

Professor of Religious Studies, Chair of the Religious Studies Department

Philosophy of religion • Critical theory • Political theory • Modern and contemporary religious thought • Human agency, moral philosophy, and ethics • Religious theory • Asian American studies


Sharon J. Portnoff, Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Sharon J. Portnoff

Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Modern Jewish thought • Holocaust theology • Dante • Primo Levi • Israel


Sufia Uddin, Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Sufia Uddin

Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Islamic studies • Religion in South Asia • Women and religion


Dean Accardi

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Shari Rabin

Adjunct Instructor of Religious Studies

Roger Brooks, Elie Wiesel Professor Emeritus of Judaic Studies, Dean of the Faculty, 2007-2014

Roger Brooks

Elie Wiesel Professor Emeritus of Judaic Studies, Dean of the Faculty, 2007-2014

Judaic studies • Rabbinic law and theology • Liberal arts and higher education


Eugene V.  Gallagher, Rosemary Park Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Founding director, 1996, the Joy Schechtman Mankoff Center for Teaching & Learning

Eugene V.  Gallagher

Rosemary Park Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Founding director, 1996, the Joy Schechtman Mankoff Center for Teaching & Learning

History of religion • New religious movements • New Testament and early Christianity • Western scriptures and traditions


Garrett Green, Class of '43 Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies

Garrett Green

Class of '43 Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies

History of Christian thought • Modern religious thought • The religious imagination • Theological aesthetics • Philosophy of religion