Associate Professor; Chair, Department of Religious Studies; Director of Graduate Studies Major Interests: Cultural history/historical anthropology; critical theories of religion; religions of China; filaility in China; religion and media; history and anthropology of embodiment; gender; performance and subjectivity; documentary film.
Major Interests: Jewish-Christian relations in Late Antiquity; critical theories of religion; Syriac language and literature; reception of classical antiquity; religion in the modern Middle East.
Major Interests: Christianity; secularism critical approaches to the study of religion; visual anthropology; public space; France; Europe; contemporary art; museums; capitalism; xenophobia and privilege.
Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Assistant Professor of Buddhist Studies Major Interests: Buddhism in East and Central Asia, Tibetan and Chinese medical traditions, Tibetan language and history, and the intersections of religion and medicine.
Adjunct Instructor Major Interests: Ritual, myth, iconography, and material culture in South Asia, with a particular emphasis on pilgrimage traditions and sacred geography.
Brett Krutzsch Adjunct Instructor Major Interests: Religion and queer history, religion and U.S. politics, religion and sexuality, American religious history, American Jewish history, religion and media
Religion and queer history, religion and U.S. politics, religion and sexuality, American religious history, American Jewish history, religion and media