Faculty Directory


Angelov, Alexander
Associate Professor
Email: [[aangelov]]
Interests: Medieval Christianity; Eastern Orthodoxy; Byzantine and Balkan history; Conversion; Inter-religious relations; Atheism and Secularization; Cultural Anthropology; Theories of Religion
Office: Wren 309


Blazer, Annie
Associate Professor
Email: [[alblazer]]
Interests: religion in North America; religion and popular culture; gender and sexuality; critical race studies; anthropology of religion; religion and urbanization
Office: Wren Building 304


Burchett, Patton
Assistant Professor
Email: [[peburchett]]
Interests: Religions of South Asia; Hindu devotion (Bhakti); Yoga; Tantra; Hindu-Muslim relations; Magic, Science, & Religion; Colonialism; "Spirituality"
Office: Wren 308


Daise, Michael
Walter G. Mason Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Email: [[madais]]
Office: Wren Building 310
Interests: Early Judaism and nascent Christianity.

Fitzgerald, Maureen
Associate Professor
Email: [[mafitz]]
Office: Wren 307
Interests: Religion in American life, nationalism, immigration & social movements; sexuality, gender & race


Fraser Kirsh, Mary
Visiting Assistant Professor of Judaic Studies
Email: [[mfkirsh]]
Interests: Holocaust history, Jewish identity in post-Holocaust Europe, memorialization of the Holocaust, Jewish childhood, gender and Judaism, Jewish memoirs, refugees and religion

McLaughlin, Mark
Visiting Assistant Professor
Email: [[mjmclaughlin]]
Office: Wren 315
Interests: South Asian Religions, History and Philosophy of Meditation and Yoga, Sacred Space in South Asia, Tomb and Relic Traditions.


Ogunnaike , Oludamini
Assistant Professor
Office: Wren 303
Email: [[oogunnaike]]
Interests: Sufism, Islamic Philosophy & Art, African Religions & Philosophy, Epistemology, Comparative Philosophy, Arabic Poetry, West African Intellectual History, Philosophy of Race, Africana Studies

Raphael, Marc Lee
Professor of Religious Studies, Nathan and Sophia Gumenick Professor of Judaic Studies, Director of the Program in Judaic Studies.
Office: Wren Building 201
Email: [[mlraph]]
Interests: Jewish Identity, Judaism, Holocaust

Faraz Sheikh

Sheikh, Faraz
Assistant Professor
Email: [[fmsheikh]]
Interests: Comparative Religious Ethics; Ethical Formation; Muslim Ethics; Discourse and Subjectivity
Office: Wren 305


Tobolowsky, Andrew
Assistant Professor
Email: [[abtobolowsky]]
Office: Wren 313
Interests: Hebrew Bible, Ancient Israel, Greek Mythology, Ancient History

Vose, Kevin
Associate Professor; Department Chair
Email: [[kavose]]
Office: Wren Building 306
Interests: Indian and Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy, Tibetan Monastic Networks, Himalayan History