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Important Contacts

Drew ThomasesDrew Thomases - Department Chair 
Associate Professor
Office: AL-662B
Email: [email protected]

Areas of interest: Anthropology of religion, South Asian religions, globalization

Cindy TuCindy Tu - Administrative Coordinator
Office: AL-662 | Phone: (619) 594-1003
Email: [email protected]

Roy WhitakerRoy Whitaker - Advisor
Associate Professor
Office: AL-670
Email: [email protected]

Areas of interest: American Religious Diversity, African American Religion

 

 

 


Current Faculty

Rebecca BartelRebecca Bartel
Associate Professor
Office: AL-665
Email: 
[email protected]

Areas of interest: Christianity, religion and political economy, Latin American and Latino/a religions

Rebecca BartelAngela Feres
Lecturer
Office: 
AL-636
Email: [email protected]

Areas of interest: Reformations, History of Christianity, Medieval Christianity, World Religions

 

Risa LevittRisa Levitt - On Leave
Professor 
Email: [email protected]

Areas of interest: Hebrew Scriptures, Judaism, Ancient Near East

Brad KirkegaardBrad Kirkegaard
Lecturer
Office: AL-664
Email: 
[email protected]

Areas of interest: Bible, Early Christianity, archaeology of religion

 

Scott MeltzerScott Meltzer
Lecturer

Office: AL-636
Email: [email protected]

Areas of interest: Judaism, Bible

Kirk SandvigKirk Sandvig
Lecturer
Office: AL-664
Email: 
[email protected]

Areas of interest: World Religions, Japanese Religions, Christianity in Japan


Sthaneshwar TimalsinaSthaneshwar Timalsina - On Leave (Fall 2023-Spring 2024)
Professor
Office: AL-638
Email:
 [email protected]

Areas of interest: Religions of India, Tantra, Religion and the Body

Esra TuncEsra Tunc
Assistant Professor
Office: AL-672
Email: [email protected]

Areas of interest: Islamic studies; religion and racial capitalism; anthropology of religion

 


Emeriti Faculty

Christine R. Downing
Professor Emerita, Ph.D., Drew University (1966)
Email: [email protected] 

Christopher J. Frost
Professor Emeritus, Ph.D., Boston University (1971)
Email: [email protected]

John L. Gillman
Lecturer Emeritus
Email: [email protected]

Wilburn Hansen
Associate Professor Emeritus, Ph.D. Stanford (2006)
Email: [email protected]

Linda D. Holler
Professor Emerita, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University (1981)
Email: [email protected]

Pam Fox Kuhlken
Lecturer Emerita, Ph.D., U.C. Riverside (2004)
Email: [email protected]

Rebecca Moore
Professor Emerita, Ph.D., Marquette University (1996)
Email: [email protected] | Website

Irving Alan Sparks
Professor Emeritus, Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University (1970)
Email: [email protected]

Lori Stewart
Lecturer Emerita
Email: [email protected]