Current Graduate Students

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Name/Contact
Office Hours
Research Areas
Ossama Abdel Gawwad Ossama Abdel Gawwad
oabdelga@umail.iu.edu
Sycamore Hall 0020
Intellectual History of Islam & Contemporary Islamic Law
Shaheer Afaqi Shaheer Afaqi
mafaqi@indiana.edu
Sycamore Hall 0027
Office hours:
Wed 2:30-4:30
Early and Classical Islamic Thought, Secular Studies, Modern Hermeneutics, Law and Religion, Socio-Legal Studies
Photo not available Brian Alt
bpalt@indiana.edu
Colton Ames Colton Ames
colames@indiana.edu
Sycamore Hall 005
Office hours:
Tue & Thur 10:30-11:30 & by appt.
Greek and Roman Polytheism, Early Christianity, Religion and Pop Culture
Photo of Ashlee Andrews Ashlee Andrews
asandrew@indiana.edu
Embodiment, Food and Gender in Bengali and Diasporic Hinduisms, more >
Photo of Joseph Bartzel Joe Bartzel
jomabart@indiana.edu
Sycamore Hall 222
African American religion and social change, religion and political radicalism, historiography of early Christianity, religion and art
Photo of Jacob Boss Jacob Boss
jaboss@indiana.edu
Sycamore Hall 0020
Office hours:
Mon 11:00-12:00
Religion and Culture, Religion and Media, The Politics of Identity, Governance and Relationality, Virtual and Imagined Worlds, and more>
Photo of Nicholas Boyd Nicholas Boyd
ncboyd@indiana.edu

Sycamore Hall 007
Office hours:
Tue 1:00-3:00
Religion and Psychology, Contemporary Cultural Artifacts and Religion, Evangelical and Charismatic Christianity
Photo of Travis Cooper Travis Cooper
travcoop@indiana.edu
Religion in the Americas, method and theory in the study of religion, anthropology of religion, emerging North American evangelicals, more>
Allison Darmody Allison Darmody
adarmody@indiana.edu
Sycamore Hall 0020
Office hours:
Tue 2:45-4:45
Japanese religion, Japanese Buddhism, religion in popular culture, Buddhist hell
Photo of Jennifer Dubeansky Jennifer Dubeansky
jdubeans@indiana.edu
Photo of Kristin Francoeur Kristin Francoeur
kfrancoe@indiana.edu
Contemporary Hinduism and Islam in South Asia, feminist critical theory, LGBTQIA+ advocacy and queer religious formations, more>
Rowena Galavitz Rowena Galavitz
rgalavit@umail.iu.edu
Convent writing, mystical literature, sainthood, gender, and sexuality in late medieval Europe, early modern Spain, and colonial Latin America
Hannah Garvey Hannah Garvey
hcgarvey@indiana.edu
Sycamore Hall 0020
Office hours:
Wed 10:00-12:00
History of Religious Thought & Ethics, Spanish Religious Identity; Miguel de Unamuno
Photo of Matt Graham Matt Graham
mattgrah@indiana.edu
Hermeneutics; Concord and discord between theology and religious studies; Method in Religious Studies
Photo of Brian Hillman Brian Hillman
bghillma@indiana.edu
Sycamore Hall 005
Office hours:
Wed 2:00-3:00 & Thur 1:30-2:30
Modern Jewish though, Jewish mysticism, more>
Amy Hirschtick Amy Hirschtick ahirscht@indiana.edu Religions of South Asia, Visual and Material Culture of Religion, Modern and Contemporary Hinduism, more>
Photo of Nai-Yi Hsu Nai-Yi Hsu
naiyhsu@umail.iu.edu
Sycamore Hall 0027
Office hours:
Mon & Wed 9:00-10:00
Abby Kulisz Abby Kulisz
alkulisz@umail.iu.edu
Sycamore Hall 007
Office hours:
Mon & Wed 10:00-11:00
Christianity in Late Antiquity, Early Christian-Muslim Encounters, Syriac Studies, Gender Studies
David Maldonado Rivera David Maldonado Rivera
damaldon@indiana.edu
Sycamore Hall 007
Formations of Orthodoxy and Heresy, Religious Dissent and Organization of Knowledge, Late Ancient Christianity
Jessica Merritt Jessica Merritt
jessmerr@umail.iu.edu
Sycamore Hall 0020
Office hours:
Mon 12:30-2:30
Hindu and Buddhist philosophy, South Asian religions, Sanskrit literature
Andrew Monteith Andrew Monteith
anphmont@indiana.edu
Sycamore Hall 0027
Office hours:
Tue 4:00-5:15 & by appt.
American Religious History, esoteric religion, religion and Substance Use, more >
Gheorghe Pacurar Gheorghe Pacurar
gpacurar@iu.edu
Relations between Eastern Christianity and Evangelical Protestantism, church-state relations, social representations of religious minorities
Photo not available Tola Rodrick
krodrick@indiana.edu
Egyptian Monasticism, Coptic Language and Literature, Late Ancient Religious and Philosophical Traditions
Photo of Nicolò Sassi Nicolò Sassi
nicolosassi@live.it
Late Ancient and Byzantine Christianity
Photo of Aziza Shanazarova Aziza Shanazarova
azishana@umail.iu.edu
Religious history of Central Asia, Sufism, women in Islam
Maggie Slaughter Maggie Slaughter
mgslaugh@umail.iu.edu
Office hours:
Mon 10:00-12:00
Medieval Judaism and Christianity with focus on performativity, ritual, liturgical structure, pilgrimage and sacred space
Jonathan Sparks-Franklin Jonathan Sparks-Franklin
jsparksf@imail.iu.edu
Religion and Critical Animal Studies, Continental Philosophy of Religion, Posthumanism and Subjectivity, Religion and Science
Photo of Dale Spicer Dale Spicer
daespice@umail.iu.edu
Sycamore Hall 0027
Office hours:
Thur 12:30-2:000
Muslim biographical genres, Muslim legal and theological traditions, hagiographies, prophecy and pious figures, more>
Photo of Emily Stratton Emily Stratton
strattoe@umail.iu.edu
Sycamore Hall 0020
Office hours:
Mon & Wed 12:00-1:00 & by appt.
Contemporary African Christianities, Religion and the Economy, Religion in the Public Sphere, more >
Photo of Meng Zhang Meng Zhang
zhang319@indiana.edu
Sycamore Hall 005
Office hours:
Tue 2:30-3:30
Wed 3:00-4:00
Comparative Religious Ethics, Confucianism, Virtue Ethics, Hume, Moral Sentimentalism, Early Chinese Thought