Department Leadership



Core Faculty

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Robert Eisen

Judaism, History of Jewish Thought, Jewish Ethics and Violence in Religion

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Mohammad Faghfoory

Islam, Shi'ism, Islamic Political Thought, Sufism, Islamic Intellectual History, Islamic History, Government and Politics in the Islamic World

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Xiaofei Kang

East Asian Religions, Women and Gender Studies

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Derek Malone-France

Philosophy of Religion, Philosophical and Religious Implications of Astrobiology, Political Dissent, Peace and Conflict Studies

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Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Islamic Studies, Perennial Philosophy, Science and Religion, Religion and the Environmental Crisis, Comparative Mysticism

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Irene Oh

Comparative Religious Ethics, Feminist Ethics, Islamic Ethics, Peace Studies, Religion and Human Rights


















Professorial Lecturers


Adjunct and Emeriti Faculty