Current Graduate Students

Office Hours
Research Areas
Ossama Abdel Gawwad Ossama Abdel Gawwad
Intellectual History of Islam & Contemporary Islamic Law
Shaheer Afaqi Shaheer Afaqi
Islamic Intellectual History with a focus on Law and Theology, Hermeneutics
Photo not available Brian Alt
Colton Ames Colton Ames
Sycamore Hall 005
Office hours:
Mon & Wed 11:30–1:30
Greek and Roman Polytheism, Early Christianity, Religion and Pop Culture
Photo of Ashlee Andrews Ashlee Andrews
Sycamore Hall 222
Embodiment, Food and Gender in Bengali and Diasporic Hinduisms, more >
Photo of Joseph Bartzel Joe Bartzel
Sycamore Hall 005
Office hours:
Mon & Wed 4:30–5:30
African American religion and social change, religion and political radicalism, historiography of early Christianity, religion and art
Photo of Jacob Boss Jacob Boss
Sycamore Hall 0020
Office hours: Wed 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 Travis Cooper Travis Cooper
Sycamore Hall 005
Office hours: Tue & Thur 2:30-3:30 Religion in the Americas, method and theory in the study of religion, anthropology of religion, emerging North American evangelicals, more>
Allison Darmody Allison Darmody
Japanese religion, Japanese Buddhism, religion in popular culture, Buddhist hell
Photo of Sarah Dees Sarah Dees
Religion in the Americas, Native American and Indigenous Religions
Photo of Jennifer Dubeansky Jennifer Dubeansky
Photo of Kristin Francoeur Kristin Francoeur
Contemporary Hinduism and Islam in South Asia, feminist critical theory, LGBTQIA+ advocacy and queer religious formations, more>
Hannah Garvey Hannah Garvey
Sycamore Hall 0020
History of Religious Thought & Ethics, Spanish Religious Identity; Miguel de Unamuno
Photo of Brian Hillman Brian Hillman
Sycamore Hall 005
Office hours: Mon & Wed 1:00-2:00 Modern Jewish though, Jewish mysticism, more>
Amy Hirschtick Amy Hirschtick
Sycamore Hall 0020
Office hours: Wed 12:15-2:15 Religions of South Asia, Visual and Material Culture of Religion, Modern and Contemporary Hinduism, more>
Photo of Nai-Yi Hsu Nai-Yi Hsu
Sycamore Hall 0027
Photo of Jennifer Kash Jennifer Kash
Sycamore Hall 0027
Religious ethics, virtue ethics, religion and American culture, bioethics, disability studies, gender and sexuality
Abby Kulisz Abby Kulisz
Christianity in Late Antiquity, Early Christian-Muslim Encounters, Syriac Studies, Gender Studies
Photo not available Hassan Lachheb
Photo of Christine Libby Christine Libby
History of Christianity, Late Medieval Mysticism, and Gender Studies
Photo of Dana Logan Dana Logan
Religion in the Americas, Performativity, and Religion in the Public Sphere, more>
David Maldonado Rivera David Maldonado Rivera
Sycamore Hall 007
Office hours: Formations of Orthodoxy and Heresy, Religious Dissent and Organization of Knowledge, Late Ancient Christianity
Jessica Merritt Jessica Merritt
Sycamore Hall 0020
Hindu and Buddhist philosophy, South Asian religions, Sanskrit literature
Andrew Monteith Andrew Monteith
Sycamore Hall 0027
Office hours: Th 3:30-4:30 and by appt American Religious History, esoteric religion, religion and Substance Use, more >
Erin Michelle Parks Erin Michelle Parks
Photo not available Tola Rodrick
Egyptian Monasticism, Coptic Language and Literature, Late Ancient Religious and Philosophical Traditions
Photo of Aziza Shanazarova Aziza Shanazarova
Religious history of Central Asia, Sufism, women in Islam
Jonathan Sparks-Franklin Jonathan Sparks-Franklin
Sycamore Hall 0020
Religion and Critical Animal Studies, Continental Philosophy of Religion, Posthumanism and Subjectivity, Religion and Science
Photo of Dale Spicer Dale Spicer
Sycamore Hall 0027
Muslim biographical genres, Muslim legal and theological traditions, hagiographies, prophecy and pious figures, more>
Photo of Emily Stratton Emily Stratton
Sycamore Hall 0020
Office hours: Wed 1:15-3:00 and by appt Contemporary African Christianities, Religion and the Economy, Religion in the Public Sphere, more >
Photo not available Syifa Mohammad Widigdo
Intellectual History of Muslim World and Comparative Religious Ethics
Photo of Meng Zhang Meng Zhang
Sycamore Hall 005
Office hours: Religious traditions in political and ethical thought within both Christianity and Confucianism