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Encompassing the full breadth of research in religious and theological studies, the Division is comprised of a diverse community of
approximately 60 graduate students,
a growing cadre of interdisciplinary faculty
and a capable administrative and support staff.

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AliTazeen Ali
Women, Gender and
Islamic Law.

Evan AnhornEvan Anhorn
Muslims in the West, Islamic Law and Theology.
Ben Austin picBenjamin Austin
State Violence, Structural Injustice and Media Theory.

balch 1John Balch
Bio-Cultural Study of Religion.

Banae BeamonBenae Beamon
Black Queer Ethics.

Amina shot2-152Amina Chaudary
Contemporary American Islam.
Jordan ConleyJordan Conley
Ancient Christianity, Healing Practices and Performative Religion.
eric dorman drts bio photo2Eric Dorman
Modern American Yoga Practice.
EstersonRebecca Esterson
Christian and Jewish Biblical Commentary.

Garrett Fugate
Queerness, Gender and Sexuality in Islamic Texts, Traditions and Sacred Spaces.


Kira Ganga Kieffer
Evangelical Christianity and American Religious Life.

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Christopher Halloran
Neurobiology of Religious Cognition.


Andrew Henry
Material Religion in Early Christianity.

picture-marthe-hesselmans-e1457970640122Marthe Hesselmans
Religion and Reconciliation.
Jenkin_Author PicBrian Jenkin
Cognitive Science and Philosophy of Religion.
Jonathan KellyJohnathan Kelly
Modern Jewish Thought and Philosophy of Religion.
Kerby Headshot DC 1Lauren Kerby
American Evangelicalism and Christian Tourism.
Knowles HeadshotRyan Knowles
Exorcism and the Gospels in Ancient Christianity.
hye_jin_leeHye Jin Lee
World Christianity, Evangelical Mission and Holiness Traditions.
JENN_LindsayJenn Lindsay
Inferfaith Relations.
Lloyd1Steve Lloyd
Christianity in Africa.
IMG_9841Kaitlyn Martin Fox
Narrative, Memory, Trauma and Religious Experience.
Paul MatthewsPaul Matthews
20th Century German Philosophy and Theology.
MickensLeah Mickens
Modern Roman Catholicism.
Jonathan-MorganJonathan Morgan
Neurology, Psychology and Religion.
eva_pascalEva Pascal
Christian-Buddhist Historical Interactions.
RScott Possiel
Religious Identity, Ritual and Appochraphal Texts in Ancient Christianity
Women and Ethnic Identity in the Ancient Near East.
drohrDavid Rohr
Intersections of Science and Religion in Theories of Human Nature.
Benjamin_SamuelsBenjamin Samuels
Scientific Advancement, Jewish Theology and Law.
brandon simonsonBrandon Simonson
Hebrew Bible and Near Eastern Languages.
Bin SongBin Song
Comparative Theology of Confucianism and Christianity.
Erika HirschErika Stalcup
18th Century Methodist History and Worship.
Kate Stockly-MeyerdirkKate Stockly
Cognition, Neurology, Society and the Phenomenon of Religion.
Suitt Ben_photoBen Suitt
Violent Conflict and Christian Ethics.
Adam WestbrookAdam Westbrook
Religious Pluralism, Literacy and Conflict Mediation.
Connor Wood picConnor Wood
Religion, Spirituality and Health.
wensi youWensi You
Religion and Health.

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