Faculty

Natalie Avalos, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Natalie Avalos

Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Native American and indigenous religious traditions • Tibetan Buddhism • Transnationalism • Religion in the Americas • Decolonization


David K. Kim, Professor of Religious Studies, Professor in American Studies

David K. Kim

Professor of Religious Studies, Professor in American Studies

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, Elie Wiesel Professor of Judaic Studies

Sharon J. Portnoff

Elie Wiesel Professor of Judaic Studies

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


Sufia Uddin, Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Sufia Uddin

Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Environment and religion • Global Islam • Race and ethnicity in South Asia • South Asian studies • South Asian American studies



Staff

Diane Monte

Academic Department Assistant

Susanne Weissman

Adjunct Instructor

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 Emeritus of Religious Studies, Founding director, 1996, the Joy Shechtman Mankoff Center for Teaching & Learning

Eugene V.  Gallagher

Rosemary Park Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies, Founding director, 1996, the Joy Shechtman 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


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