Religious & Theological Studies

Kecia Ali
Associate Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Stanford University; MA, PhD, Duke University

Nancy Ammerman
Professor of Sociology, College of Arts & Sciences; Professor of Sociology of Religion, School of Theology
BA, Southwest Baptist University; MA, University of Louisville; MPhil, PhD, Yale University

Linda Barnes
Professor of Family Medicine, School of Medicine
BA, Smith College; MTS, Harvard Divinity School; MA, PhD, Harvard University

John H. Berthrong
Deputy Director, Division of Religious & Theological Studies; Associate Professor of Comparative Theology, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
BA, University of Kansas; MA, Chicago Theological Seminary; PhD, University of Chicago

Alejandro Botta
Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Diploma de Estudios Avanzados, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain); Licenciatura en Teología, Instituto Universitario ISEDET (Argentina); Licenciatura en Historia, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina); BTh, Instituto Bíblico de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Christopher B. Brown
Assistant Professor of Church History, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
BA, MA, PhD, Harvard University; MDiv, Concordia Seminary

Gina Cogan
Assistant Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Georgetown University; MA, New York University; PhD, Columbia University

Alice Cronin-Golomb
Associate Professor of Psychology; Director, Vision & Cognition Laboratory; Director, Center for Clinical Biopsychology at Boston University, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Wesleyan University; PhD, California Institute of Technology

Katheryn Pfisterer Darr
Professor of Hebrew Bible, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Kentucky Wesleyan College; MA, PhD, Vanderbilt University

M. David Eckel
Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences; and Associate Professor, School of Theology
BA, MA, University of Oxford (England); PhD, Harvard University

Christopher H. Evans
Professor of History of Christianity and Methodist Studies, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
AB, Syracuse University; MDiv, Boston University; PhD, Northwestern University

Walter E. Fluker
Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Ethical Leadership, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Trinity College; MDiv, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary; PhD, Boston University

David Frankfurter
Chair of the Department of Religion and William Goodwin Aurelio Professor of the Appreciation of Scripture, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Wesleyan University; MTS, Harvard Divinity School; MA, PhD, Princeton University

Michael A. Grodin
Director, Project on Medicine and the Holocaust, Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies; Professor of Bioethics & Human Rights, School of Public Health; Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry, School of Medicine and College of Arts & Sciences
MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Shahla Haeri
Director, Women’s Studies Program; Associate Professor of Anthropology, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

John Hart
Professor of Christian Ethics, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Marist College; STM, MPhil, PhD, Union Theological Seminary

Ray L. Hart
Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences and School of Theology
BA, University of Texas; BD, Southern Methodist University; PhD, Yale University

Emily Hudson
Assistant Professor of Religion
BA, University of Texas; MA, St. John’s College Graduate Institute; MA, University of Chicago; PhD, Emory University

Steven T. Katz
Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Rutgers University; MA, New York University; PhD, University of Cambridge (England)

Jonathan Klawans
Director, Division of Religious & Theological Studies; Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
MA, New York University; PhD, Columbia University

Deeana Klepper
Associate Professor of Religion and History, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Northland College; MA, PhD, Northwestern University

Jennifer W. Knust
Associate Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences; Assistant Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins, School of Theology
BS, University of Illinois; MDiv, Union Theological Seminary; MA, PhD, Columbia University

Frank J. Korom
Professor of Religion and Anthropology, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, University of Colorado; MA, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Lance Laird
Associate Professor of Family Medicine & Pediatrics, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences and School of Medicine; Director, Boston Healing Landscape Project; Director, Masters Program in Medical Anthropology and Cross Cultural Practice
BA, University of Virginia; MDiv, Baptist Seminaries in Kentucky and Switzerland; ThD, Harvard Divinity School

Christopher I. Lehrich
Assistant Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, MA, PhD, University of Chicago

Hillel Levine
Professor of Sociology and Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Queen’s College; MHL, Jewish Theological Seminary of America; MA, New School for Social Research; PhD, Harvard University

Diana Lobel
Associate Director of Graduate Studies, Division of Religious & Theological Studies; Associate Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Oberlin College; MTS, Harvard Divinity School; PhD, Harvard University

Henry Marcucella
Professor of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences
AB, Northeastern University; AM, PhD, Boston University

Thomas Michael
Assistant Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Portland State University; MA, PhD, Harvard University

Susan Mizruchi
Professor of English, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Washington University; PhD, Princeton University

Mary Elizabeth Moore
Dean, School of Theology; Professor of Theology & Education, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
BA, MA, Southern Methodist University; MA, PhD, Claremont School of Theology

Robert C. Neville
Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Theology, College of Arts & Sciences and School of Theology
BA, MA, PhD, Yale University; DD, Lehigh University

Alan Olson
Professor of Religion and Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, St. Olaf College; MDiv, Luther Theological Seminary; PhD, Boston University

Anthony Petro
Assistant Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Georgia State University; MA, The University of Chicago; PhD, Princeton University

Stephen Prothero
Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Yale University; MA, PhD, Harvard University

Teena Purohit
Assistant Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Kenyon College; MA, Harvard Divinity School; PhD, Columbia University

Shelly Rambo
Assistant Professor of Theology, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Houghton College; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary; STM, Yale Divinity School; PhD, Emory University

Dana L. Robert
Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and Mission, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences; Co-Director, Center for Global Christianity & Mission
MA, PhD, Yale University

Jon H. Roberts
Professor of History, College of Arts & Sciences
AB, University of Missouri; AM, PhD, Harvard University

Rady Roldan-Figueroa
Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity, School of Theology
BA, University of Puerto Rico; MDiv, New Brunswick Theological Seminary; ThD, Boston University

Chris R. Schlauch
Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology & Religion, and Psychology of Religion, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences; Coordinator, Counseling Psychology and Religion, Division of Religious & Theological Studies
BA, Rutgers University; MDiv, Yale University; PhD, University of Chicago

Adam Seligman
Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences; Research Associate, Institute on Culture, Religion & World Affairs
BA, State University of New York; MA, Center for Contemporary Cultural Studies; PhD, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)

Phillis I. Sheppard
Associate Professor of Pastoral Psychology and Theology, School of Theology
BA, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; MA, Colgate Rochester Divinity School; PhD, Chicago Theological Seminary

C. Allen Speight
Director of Graduate Admissions, College of Arts & Sciences; Associate Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences; Director, Institute for Philosophy & Religion
BA, St. John’s University; PhD, University of Chicago

George Stavros
Executive Director, Albert and Jesse Danielsen Institute; Clinical Director of the Counseling Psychology & Religion Program; Assistant Professor of Pastoral Psychology and Religion, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
BS, Purdue University; MDiv, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology; PhD, Boston University

Bryan Stone
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Theology; James K. and Eunice Matthews Chair; E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences; Co-Director, Center for Practical Theology
BA, Southern Nazarene University; MDiv, Nazarene Theological Seminary; PhD, Southern Methodist University

James Christopher Walters
Associate Professor of New Testament & Christian Origins, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
BA, MAR, Harding University; MTh, Harding Graduate School of Religion; PhD, Boston University

Kirk Wegter-McNelly
Assistant Professor of Theology, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Central College; MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary; PhD, Graduate Theological Union

Karen B. Westerfield Tucker
Professor of Worship, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Emory and Henry College; MDiv, Duke University; MA, PhD, University of Notre Dame

Elie Wiesel
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Humanities; Professor of Philosophy and Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
MA, Université Paris I (France); LitD, LHD, LHebD, PhD, LLd (hon
)

Wesley J. Wildman
Professor of Theology and Ethics, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Flinders University (Australia); BD, University of Sydney (Australia); PhD, Graduate Theological Union

Claire Wolfteich
Associate Professor of Practical Theology and Spiritual Formation, School of Theology and College of Arts & Sciences; Co-Director, Center for Practical Theology
BA, Yale University; MDiv, PhD, University of Chicago

Michael Zank
Director, Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies; Professor of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
STM, Speyer am Rhein (Germany); PhD, Brandeis University

Affiliated Faculty

Clifford Backman
Associate Professor of History, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, MA, University of Minnesota; MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

Andrea Berlin
James R. Wiseman Chair in Classical Archaeology, Professor of Archaeology, College of Arts & Sciences
AB, University of Michigan; AM, University of Chicago; PhD, University of Michigan

Alisa Bokulich
Director, Center for Philosophy & History of Science; Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, University of Notre Dame

Tian Yu Cao
Associate Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Beijing University (China); PhD, University of Cambridge (England)

William C. Carroll
Professor of English, College of Arts & Sciences
AB, Oberlin College; MPhil, PhD, Yale University

Dennis Costa
Associate Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature; Head of Italian Section, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Fordham University; MA, Cornell University; MPhil, PhD, Yale University

Jeffrey P. Coulter
Professor of Sociology, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Durham University (England); MA, PhD, Victoria University of Manchester (England)

Daniel Dahlstrom
Department of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Xavier University; MA, PhD, St. Louis University

Charles Dellheim
Chair and Professor, Department of History, College of Arts & Sciences; Director, Kilachand Honors College
BA, State University of New York, Binghamton; MA, PhD, Yale University

Barbara Diefendorf
Professor of History, College of Arts & Sciences
AB, MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Juliet Floyd
Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Wellesley College; PhD, Harvard University

Aaron Fogel
Associate Professor of English, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Columbia College; BA, MA, University of Cambridge (England); PhD, Columbia University

Aaron Garrett
Associate Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, New School for Social Research

Irene Gendzier
Professor of Political Science, College of Arts & Sciences
AB, Barnard College; MA, PhD, Columbia University

Abigail Gillman
Director of Undergraduate Studies and Assistant Professor of German and Hebrew; Head of Hebrew Program, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Yale; PhD, Cornell University

Thomas Glick
Professor of History and Gastronomy, College of Arts & Sciences
AB, PhD, Harvard University; MA, Columbia University

Erik Goldstein
Professor of International Relations and History, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Tufts University; MA, MALD, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; PhD, University of Cambridge (England)

Charles Griswold
Director of Graduate Studies and Borden Parker Bowne Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Trinity College; MA, PhD, Pennsylvania State University

Phillip Haberkern
Assistant Professor of History, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; MTS, Harvard Divinity School; MA, PhD, University of Virginia

Robert Hefner
Director, Institute on Culture, Religion & World Affairs (CURA); Professor of Anthropology, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, MA, PhD, University of Michigan

Nicholas Huckle
Senior Lecturer in French, Head, French Language Program, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Sheffield University (England); MA, Boston University; PhD, Brown University

Victor Kestenbaum
Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences; Associate Professor of Education, School of Education
AB, EdD, Rutgers University; MAT, Trenton State College

T. Jefferson Kline
Professor of French, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Oberlin College; MA, PhD, Columbia University

Charles Lindholm
Professor of Anthropology, College of Arts & Sciences and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
BA, MA, PhD, Columbia University

Jeffrey Mehlman
Professor of French, College of Arts & Sciences
AB, Harvard University; PhD, Yale University

Krzysztof Michalski
Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences; Director, Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (Austria)
PhD, Uniwersytet Warszawski (Poland)

Augustus R. Norton
Professor of International Relations and Anthropology, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, MA, University of Miami; PhD, University of Chicago

Bruce Redford
Professor of History of Art & Architecture; Professor of English, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Brown University; BA, King’s College, University of Cambridge (England); PhD, Princeton University

Stanley Rosen
Borden Parker Bowne Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, PhD, University of Chicago

Stephen P. Scully
Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Classical Studies, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, New York University; MA, University of North Carolina; PhD, Brown University

Rosanna Warren
Emma Ann MacLachlan Professor in the Humanities; Professor of English; Associate Professor of Modern Languages & Comparative Literature, College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
BA, Yale University; MA, Johns Hopkins University

Roye E. Wates
Professor of Music, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Birmingham-Southern College; PhD, Yale University

Robert P. Weller
Chair and Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts & Sciences
PhD, Johns Hopkins University

Emeriti

Peter L. Berger
Professor Emeritus; College of Arts & Sciences and School of Theology
BA, Wagner College; MA, PhD, New School for Social Research

Paula Fredriksen
Professor of Religion; William Goodwin Aurelio Chair Emerita of the Appreciation of Scripture, College of Arts & Sciences and School of Theology
BA, Wellesley College; Theology Diploma, University of Oxford (England); PhD, Princeton University

Geoffrey Hill
University Professor Emeritus; Professor Emeritus of Literature and Religion, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, MA, DLitt (hon), Hon Fellow, Keble College, University of Oxford (England)

Livia Kohn
Professor Emerita of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences; Associate Director, Division of Religious & Theological Studies
Dr habil, Georg-August Universität Göttingen (Germany); PhD, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn (Germany)

Carter Lindberg
Professor Emeritus of Church History, School of Theology
AB, Augustana College; BD, Lutheran School of Theology; PhD, State University of Iowa

Herbert W. Mason
Professor Emeritus, College of Arts & Sciences
AB, AM, PhD, Harvard University

Merlin L. Swartz
Professor Emeritus, College of Arts & Sciences
BA, Eastern Mennonite College; BD, Goshen College; PhD, Harvard University