Affiliated Faculty

Elizabeth Allen
Associate Professor of English
Interests: Medieval Literature, Theories of Reception, Exemplary and Didactic Literature, Literature and Ethics, Literature and Affect, History of English Language, Old English
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Stanley Bailey
Associate Professor of Sociology
Interests: Sociology of Religion, Race and Ethnicity, Comparative and International Perspectives, Mass Killings, Latin America, Border Studies
Emily Baum
Associate Professor of History
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Houri Berberian
Professor of History and Meghrouni Family Presidential Chair
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Victoria Bernal
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Interests: Feminist Theory and Gender, Civil Society, Globalization, Cyberspace, Transnationalism, The Islamic Revival, Peasants, Labor Migration, Africa, Muslim Societies
Roland Betancourt
Associate Professor of Art History
Interests: Medieval and Byzantine Art, Contemporary Popular Culture, Critical and Queer Theory
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Susan K. Brown
Associate Professor, Sociology
Interests: International Migration, Educational Inequality, Urban Sociology
Carol M. Burke
Professor of English
Interests: Folk Belief, Folklore, Creative Non-Fiction
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Matthew Canepa
Professor and Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Presidential Chair
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Jean-Paul CarvalhoAssociate Professor of Economics
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Vinayak Chaturvedi
Associate Professor of History
Interests: South Asia, Social and Intellectual History
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Yong Chen
Associate Professor of History and Asian American Studies
Interests: Asian-American History, Late 19th and 20th Century American Social and Cultural History, Immigration History
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James T. Chiampi
Professor of Italian
Interests: Italian Renaissance
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Chungmoo Choi
Associate Professor of East Asian Languages & Literature
Interests: Modern Korea, Post-Colonial and Colonial Discourse, Marxism and Christianity, Popular Cultures and Anthropology
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Susan B. Coutin
Professor of Criminology, Law and Society & Associate Dean, Graduate Division
Interests: Immigration and Border Issues, Law, Central America, Political and Religious Activism, Human Rights, Sanctuary Movement
Touraj Daryaee
Professor of History, Associate Director of the Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies
Interests: Ancient and Medieval Iran, Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism
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Sohail Daulatzai
Associate Professor
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Rebecca Davis
Assistant Professor of English
Interests: Old and Middle English literature, Piers Plowman, Medieval religious culture, Women’s writing, Medieval philosophy
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Michael DenninProfessor of Physics & Astronomy
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Brianne Donaldson
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Philosophy
Shri Parshvanath Presidential Chair in Jain Studies
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Michael Fuller
Associate Professor of East Asian Languages & Literature
Interests: Classical Chinese Poetry and Poetics, The Cultural and Intellectual Contexts for Poetry, Aesthetic Theory, Linguistic Issues in Classical Chinese
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Sean Greenberg
Associate Professor of
Qitao Guo
Associate Professor of History
Interests: Social, cultural, and religious history of China in the Ming and Qing dynasties
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Anneeth HundleAssistant Professor of
Andromache Karanika
Associate Professor of Classics
Interests: Greek epic poetry, Greek Lyric Folklore
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Aaron Kheriaty
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Director of Residency Training and Medical Education
Interests: Medical Ethics, Spirituality and Mental Health, Psychiatric Education
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Susan B. Klein
Associate Professor of Japanese
Interests: Pre-modern and Modern Theater and Dance, Medieval Commentaries, Japanese Religions, New Historicism and Feminist Critical Theory
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SueJeanne KohPostdoctoral
Jeffrey KopsteinProfessor and Chair of Political Science
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James Kyung-Jin Lee
Associate Professor of Asian American Studies and English
Interests: Contemporary US Literature, Urban Studies, Illness and Disability Studies, Asian American Religious Studies
Matthias Lehmann
Associate Professor of History and Teller Family Chair in Jewish History
Interests: Early Modern and  Modern Jewish history, Sephardic studies
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Mark LeVine
Professor of History (modern Middle East and Islam; globalization; popular culture)
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Jayne Lewis
Professor of English
Interests: Restoration/18th century British Literature; natural philosophy and the superna
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Julia R. Lupton
Professor of English & Chancellor's Fellow
Interests: Shakespeare, Renaissance Literature, Religious Studies, Jewish Studies, Humanities and the Public Sphere
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Cecelia Lynch
Professor of Political Science & Director of International Studies
Interests: International relations theory, Religion, ethics, and law, Humanitarianism and social movements
JB ManchakProfessor of Logic & Philosophy of Science
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Shampa MazumdarLecturer, Department of Sociology
Interests: Religion and Immigrant Communities, Sociology of Religion, Sacred Space
Michael T. McBrideAssociate Professor of
Joseph McKenna
Senior Lecturer, Department of History & Program in Religious Studies (history of Christianity,
theories of religion, secularism, skepticism, atheism, religious ethics)
Nancy McLoughlin
Assistant Professor of History (Late Medieval Intellectual and Gender History)
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Jane O. Newman
Professor of Comparative Literature
Interests: Comparative Renaissance and Baroque Studies, including Reformation and Counter-R, Erich Auerbach, Walter Benjamin and Jewish Reception of Early Modern Christianit
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Maria Pantelia
Professor of Classics and Director, Thesaurus Linguae Graecae®
Interests: Greek epic poetry, Hellenistic poetry, computer applications to classics
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Alka Patel
Associate Professor of Art History
Interests: Islam in Spain and North Africa, and its diaspora in the new world, Islamic art and architectural history of South Asia, 12th-18th centuries
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Amy Powell
Associate Professor of Art History
Interests: Northern European art and visual culture, 1300-1700; allegory, iconoclasm, unt
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Adrian PredaClinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Interests: Schizophrenia, Psychiatric Interview, Psychiatry and Spirituality
Renee Raphael
Associate Professor of History
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Gary Richardson
Professor of Economics
Interests: Medieval economy and Religion, Economics and Immigration, Banking and the great depression
Michael Ryan
Professor of English and Creative Writing
Interests: American literature; creative writing; poetry, poetics; autobiography
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Victoria Silver
Associate Professor of English
Interests: Renaissance Studies, Feminist and Gender Studies, Cultural Studies and Criticism, History of Literary Theory, Histories and theories of Rhetoric
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John SmithProfessor of German
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Daniel Stokols
Chancellor's Professor of Planning, Policy and Design; Psychology and Social Behavior;
Public Health
Interests: Theory development in environmental psychology and social ecology, Environmental design research
Ian StraughnAssistant Professor of Teaching in Anthropology
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Elizabeth Tinsley
Ph.D. Otani University (Kyoto), Assistant Professor of Buddhist
Roxanne Varzi
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Interests: Post-Revolution Iran, religion, media, youth culture, war
Roger Walsh
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Asian psychologies, philosophies, and religions; ecology; meditation; exceptional psychological well-being; post-conventional development)
Daniel WehrenfennigExecutive Director, Olive Tree Initiative
Director, Program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution