Department Chair & Administrator


Department of Religious Studies Faculty
Name Phone E-mail Office

Diana Fritz Cates (she, her, hers)

Professor, Religious Ethics, Director of Undergraduate Studies

314 Gilmore Hall

Hyaeweol Choi (she, her, hers)

Professor; C. Maxwell and Elizabeth M. Stanley Family and Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies;, Chair of the Department of Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies;, Director of the Korean Studies Research Network


420 Jefferson Building

David Cunning

Interim Departmental Executive Officer (Chair); Professor of Philosophy

316 Gilmore Hall

Brandon Dean

Visiting Professor

312 Gilmore Hall

Paul Dilley (he, him, his)

Associate Professor, Ancient Mediterranean Religions, Joint appointment with the Department of Classics


408 Gilmore Hall

Kristy Nabhan-Warren (she, her, hers)

Professor, V.O. and Elizabeth Kahl Figge Chair in Catholic Studies, Departments of Religious Studies and Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies


309 Gilmore Hall

Morten Schlütter (he, him, his)

Associate Professor, Chinese Religion and Buddhist Studies, International Programs


311 Gilmore Hall

Ahmed E. Souaiaia

Associate Professor, Islamic Studies, Adjunct Faculty (College of Law)


404 Gilmore Hall

Jenna Supp-Montgomerie (she, her, hers)

Associate Professor, Religion and Media, American Religious History, Globalization, Critical Theory, Departments of Religious Studies and Communication Studies, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Religious Studies


308 Gilmore Hall

Richard Brent Turner

Professor, African American Religious History, Interdisciplinary program faculty (African American Studies and International Studies)


310 Gilmore Hall / 508 JB

Emeritus Faculty

List of Department of Religious Studies Lecturers Emeritus Faculty
Name E-mail

T. Dwight Bozeman

Professor Emeritus

Helen T. Goldstein

Associate Professor Emeritus

Jay A. Holstein (he, him, his)

Emeritus Professor

David Klemm

Professor Emeritus

J. Kenneth Kuntz

Professor Emeritus

James F. McCue

Professor Emeritus

Raymond A. Mentzer

Emeritus Professor

George W. E. Nickelsburg

Professor Emeritus

Michelene E. Pesantubbee

Professor Emeritus

Frederick M. Smith

Professor Emeritus


List of Department of Religious Studies Staff
Name Phone E-mail Office

Rachel Garza Carreón

Library Liaison


Robin Burns

Administrative Services Coordinator


314 Gilmore Hall

Bryan Ringen

IT Support Consultant


E127 Chemistry Building

Lindsay Vella

Departmental Administrator


210 Jefferson Building/24T Phillips Hall

Maureen Walterhouse

Administrative Services Specialist


320 Gilmore Hall

Norah Wolfe

Administrative Services Coordinator


210 Jefferson Building