GPR Faculty

American Religion

Kate Bowler (on leave 2016-17 AY)

Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity in the United States

Mark A. Chaves

Professor of Sociology, Religious Studies, and Divinity

Valerie Cooper

Associate Professor of Black Church Studies

David A Morgan

Professor and Chair of Religious Studies, Convener for American Religion track

Joseph Winters

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Asian Religions

Richard Jaffe

Creed C. Black Associate Professor of Religious Studies 

Hwansoo I. Kim

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Director of Graduate Studies for the MA Program, Convener for Asian Religions track

Leela Prasad

Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

Joseph Winters

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

 

Christian Theological Studies

Luke Bretherton

Associate Professor of Theological Ethics and Senior Fellow, Kenan Institute of Ethics, Convener for Christian Theological Studies track

Jay Carter

Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Black Church Studies

Edgardo Colon-Emeric (on leave spring 2017)

Assistant Professor of Christian Theology

Mary M. Fulkerson (on leave spring 2017)

Associate Professor of Religion and Professor of Theology

Paul J. Griffiths

Warren Professor of Catholic Theology

Amy Laura Hall

Associate Professor of Christian Ethics

Reinhard Hütter

Professor of Christian Theology

Xi Lian

Professor of World Christianity

Randy Maddox

William Kellon Quick Professor of Wesleyan and Methodist Studies

Norman Wirzba

Professor of Theology and Ecology

 

Early Christianity

Sujin Pak (on leave fall 2016)

Assistant Research Professor of the History of Christianity and Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Meredith L. Riedel (on leave 2016-17 AY)

Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity

J. Warren Smith

Associate Professor of Historical Theology, Convener for Early Christianity track

 

Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

Marc Brettler

Professor of Religious Studies, Convener for Hebrew Bible/Old Testament track

Stephen B. Chapman (on leave 2016-17 AY)

Associate Professor of Old Testament and Director of Graduate Program in Religion

Ellen F. Davis

Amos Ragan Kearns Distinguished Professor of Bible and Practical Theology

Jennie Grillo (on leave fall 2016)

Assistant Professor of Old Testament

Laura S. Lieber

Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Assistant Director of Jewish Studies

Anathea E. Portier-Young

Associate Professor of Old Testament

Melvin K. Peters

Professor of Religious Studies

 

History of Judaism

Marc Brettler

Professor of Religious Studies

Laura S. Lieber

Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Jewish Studies, Convener for History of Judaism track

Melvin K. Peters

Professor of Religious Studies

 

Islamic Studies

Mona Hassan

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Convener for Islamic Studies track

Mohsen Kadivar

Research Professor of Religious Studies

New Testament

Douglas A. Campbell (on leave 2016-17 AY)

Professor of New Testament

Susan G. Eastman

Associate Research Professor of New Testament 

Mark S. Goodacre

Professor of Religious Studies, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Director of Graduate Studies

Richard B. Hays (on leave 2016-17 AY)

George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament

Joel Marcus

Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins

C. Kavin Rowe

Associate Professor of New Testament; Interim Director of Graduate Program in Religion

Beth Sheppard

Associate Professor of the Practice of Theological Bibliography and Director, Divinity Library

J. Ross Wagner (on leave 2016-17 AY)

Associate Professor of New Testament and Director of the Doctor of Theology Program

Brittany E. Wilson (on leave 2016-17 AY)

Assistant Professor of New Testament

 

Religion and Modernity

David A. Morgan

Professor and Chair of Religious Studies

Leela Prasad

Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

Hwansoo Kim

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

Associate Professor of Religion and Professor of Theology

Mona Hassan

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Richard Jaffe

Creed C. Black Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Jay Carter

Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Black Church Studies

Joseph Winters

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Staff

Carol Greene Rush

Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies (DGSA)

GPR Faculty

As it is a collaborative program, the Graduate Program in Religion faculty is comprised of members of both Divinity and Religious Studies. Potential GPR faculty members are nominated by the Dean of the Divinity School or the Director of Graduate Studies or chair of Religious Studies, and voted upon by the GPR faculty.

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