GPR Faculty

American Religion

Kate Bowler

Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity in the United States

Mark A. Chaves

Professor of Sociology, Religious Studies, and Divinity

Richard Lischer

James T & Alice Mead Cleland Professor of Preaching

Randy L Maddox

William Kellon Quick Professor of Wesleyan and Methodist Studies

David A Morgan

Professor and Chair of Religious Studies 

William C Turner, Jr.

Professor of the Practice of Homiletics

Grant A Wacker

Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Christian History

Asian Religions

Richard Jaffe

Creed C. Black Associate Professor of Religious Studies 

Hwansoo I. Kim

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies 

Laurie L. Patton

Professor of Religious Studies and dean of Arts & Sciences

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

Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Black Church Studies

Edgardo Colon-Emeric

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

Professor of Christian Theology

Willie J. Jennings

Associate Professor of Theology and Black Church Studies

L. Gregory Jones

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

Xi Lian

Professor of World Christianity

Beth Sheppard

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

Norman Wirzba

Professor of Theology and Ecology

Early Christianity

Maria Doerfler

Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity in Late Antiquity

Sujin Pak

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

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

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

Shalom L. Goldman

Professor of Religious Studies and Middle Eastern Studies

Laura S. Lieber

Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Assistant Director of Jewish Studies

Carol L. Meyers

Mary Grace Wilson Professor of Religious Studies

Eric M. Meyers

Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor of Religious Studies

Melvin K. Peters

Professor of Religious Studies

Islamic Studies

Mona F. Hassan

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Professor of Religious and Islamic Studies, ON LEAVE

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

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

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

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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