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Full-Time Faculty

Heather Curtis, Professor
History of Christianity; American Religions

Jennifer Eyl, Associate Professor
Early Christianity, Ancient Mediterranean religions, gender & sexuality in antiquity, theory of religion

Ken Garden, Associate Professor
Islamic Revival and Renewal, Sufism, the life and thought of Abu Hamid al-Ghazali

Brian Hatcher, Department Chair, Professor, Packard Chair of Theology
Hinduism and Religion in modern South Asia

Elana Jefferson-Tatum, Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor – (On leave, Fall 2019 and Spring 2020)
African and African Diaspora Religions; Race, Religion, and Colonialism; Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion

Joseph Walser, Associate Professor
Mahāyāna Buddhism; Hinduism; Jainism; Religion in early South Asia; Chinese Religions; Anthropology of Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Sociology of Religious Philosophy

Part-Time Faculty

Peggy Hutaff, Senior Lecturer
Christian Studies

Elizabeth Lemons, Senior Lecturer
Religion and Culture