Department Leadership



Core Faculty

Eyal Aviv

Associate Professor

(202) 242-6049
William Boyce

Visiting Assistant Professor

Robert Eisen

Professor and Director of Judaic Studies

(202) 994-6327
Mohammad Faghfoory

Professor and Director of Graduate Program in Islamic Studies

(202) 994-8716
Xiaofei Kang


(202) 994-6887
Derek Malone-France

Associate Professor and Director of Peace Studies

(202) 242-5359
Seyyed Hossein Nasr

University Professor

(202) 994-5704
Irene Oh

Associate Professor, Chairperson of the Department of Religion

(202) 994-1675
2147 F Street, Room 101 Washington, DC DC 20052
Kelly Pemberton

Associate Professor of Religion and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

(202) 994-6363
Christopher Rollston

Professor of Northwest Semitic Languages and Literatures, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

(202) 994-6701
801 22nd St NW Washington DC 20052


Professorial Lecturers


Emeritus Faculty

Paul Duff

Professor Emeritus

(202) 994-3967