GPR Faculty

American Religion

Kate Bowler (on leave 2015-16 AY)

Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity in the United States

Mark A. Chaves

Professor of Sociology, Religious Studies, and Divinity

David A Morgan

Professor and Chair 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

Leela Prasad

Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

 

Christian Theological Studies

Luke Bretherton

Associate Professor of Theological Ethics and Senior Fellow, Kenan Institute of Ethics

Jay Carter (on leave 2015-16 AY)

Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Black Church Studies

Edgardo Colon-Emeric (on leave spring 2016)

Assistant Professor of Christian Theology

Valerie Cooper

Associate Professor of Black Church Studies

Mary M. Fulkerson

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 Huetter (on leave fall 2015)

Professor of Christian Theology

Willie J. Jennings (on leave 2015-16 AY)

Associate Professor of Theology and Black Church Studies

L. Gregory Jones (on leave spring 2016)

Senior Strategist for Leadership Education at Duke Divinity School and Ruth W. and A. Morris Williams Jr. Professor of Christian Ministry

Xi Lian (on leave 2015-16 AY)

Professor of World Christianity

Randy Maddox

William Kellon Quick Professor of Wesleyan and Methodist Studies

Norman Wirzba (on leave fall 2015)

Professor of Theology and Ecology

 

Early Christianity

Maria Doerfler

Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity in Late Antiquity

Sujin Pak (on leave 2015-16 AY)

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

Meredith L. Riedel

Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity

J. Warren Smith (on leave fall 2015)

Associate Professor of Historical Theology

Lucas Van Rompay

Professor of Religious Studies

 

Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

Stephen B. Chapman

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 2015-16 AY)

Assistant Professor of Old Testament

Laura S. Lieber (on leave)

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

Laura S. Lieber (on leave)

Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Jewish Studies

Melvin K. Peters

Professor of Religious Studies

 

Islamic Studies

Mona F. Hassan (on leave)

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

 

New Testament

Douglas A. Campbell

Professor of New Testament

Susan G. Eastman

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

Mark S. Goodacre (on leave, spring 2016)

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

Richard B. Hays

Dean, Duke Divinity School and George Washing Ivey Professor of New Testament

Joel Marcus

Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins

C. Kavin Rowe

Associate Professor of New Testament

Beth Sheppard

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

J. Ross Wagner

Associate Professor of New Testament

Brittany E. Wilson

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 (on leave)

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Richard Jaffe

Creed C. Black Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Graduate Program in Religion

 

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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