Jacquelene Brinton
Assistant Professor, Religious Studies, Director of Middle East Studies, Center for Global and International Studies
Smith Hall, Room 204

Islamic Studies; the role of the ‘ulamā’ in contemporary Islam; popular religion; media and religion

Sam Brody, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
Smith Hall, Room 105

Modern Jewish thought; history of Zionism and the State of Israel; Jewish/Christian relations

Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Smith Hall, Room 9

Religion in Japan; religion in Korea; theory and method in the study of religion; ritual; the body; gender; religion and childhood

Professor, Religious Studies
Smith Hall, Room 11

History of intentional communities in America; American religious history; new and alternative religious movements in the United States; religion in Kansas

Professor Emeritus, Religious Studies

History of religions methodology; Indian religious thought and texts; religion and gender

photo of Paul Mirecki
Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Smith Hall, Room 205

Ancient Mediterranean religions, languages, and archaeology; Greek and Coptic papyrology

Associate Professor Emeritus, Religious Studies

Religious ethics; Peace and Conflict Studies; Religious ethical issues in health care

Assistant Professor, Religious Studies, Undergraduate Director
Smith Hall, Room 106

Hinduism; Sanskrit poetry, literature and aesthetics; devotion and prayer; Shaivism and Tantric traditions (especially from Kashmir); historiography; the Mahabharata; Indian Buddhism

Professor, Religious Studies, Department Chair, Religious Studies
Smith Hall, Room 201

Buddhist ritual in China; the construction of Buddhist values and identities in relation to the larger field of Chinese religious options

Assistant Professor, Religious Studies, Graduate Director, Religious Studies
Smith Hall, Room 203

The Hebrew Bible; the ancient Near Eastern world; early Judaism (especially the Dead Sea Scrolls); early Christianity; historical relations between Christianity and Judaism

Associate Professor, Religious Studies, Director, Indigenous Studies
Smith Hall, Room 202

Native American / First Nations religions; theory and method in the study of religions with particular attention to the study of ritual, sport, play and games

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