Our faculty includes both our department’s core faculty and an extensive network of associated faculty in other departments.

Anthea Butler

Professor of Religious Studies and Africana Studies Chair of Religious Studies

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Reyhan Durmaz

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies


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Jamal J. Elias

Walter H. Annenberg Professor of the Humanities Professor of Religious Studies, Director, Wolf Humanities Center


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Justin McDaniel

Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Endowed Professor of the Humanities Undergraduate Studies Chair

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Megan Eaton Robb

Julie and Martin Franklin Assistant Professor of South Asian Religions


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Donovan Schaefer

Donovan Schaefer

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies


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Jolyon Thomas Pic

Jolyon Baraka Thomas

Associate Professor of Religious Studies



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Steven Weitzman

Abraham M. Ellis Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages and Literatures Ella Darivoff Director of the Katz Center of Advanced Judaic Studies

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