People

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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
On Sabbatical: Fall 2019

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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 304

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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

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Daise, Michael
Walter G. Mason Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Email: [[madais]]
Office: Wren 201
Interests: Early Judaism and nascent Christianity.

Fitzgerald, Maureen
Associate Professor
Email: [[mafitz]]
Office: Wren 307
On leave: 2019-20
Interests: Religion in American life, nationalism, immigration & social movements; sexuality, gender & race

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Fraser Kirsh, Mary
Visiting Assistant Professor of Judaic Studies
Email: [[mfkirsh]]
Office: Wren 310
Interests: Holocaust history, Jewish identity in post-Holocaust Europe, memorialization of the Holocaust, Jewish childhood, gender and Judaism, Jewish memoirs, refugees and religion

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Johnson, Jessica
Visiting Assistant Professor
Office: Wren 307
Email: [[jajohnson03]]
Interests: Race, feminist, queer theory; American religions; Global Christianity

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McCall, Robin
Visiting Assistant Professor
Email: [[rcmccall]]
Interests: Biblical studies; Biblical Hebrew; Hebrew Bible; Ancient Israelite history and religion; Israelite Priestly literature; Grotesque; Literary Criticism; Feminist criticism
Office: Wren 303

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.

Raphael, Marc Lee
Professor Emeritus, Religious Studies
Email: [[mlraph]]
Interests: Jewish Identity, Judaism, Holocaust

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

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

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Topal, Semiha
Visiting Assistant Professor
Office: Wren 315B
Email: stopal@wm.edu
Interests: Islam, Women & Gender, Islam & Secularism

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