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57 Faculty at 47 Colleges/Universities

(Updated 7/29/16)

American Islamic College 
Omer Awass, Assistant Professor, Islamic Studies

Arizona State University
Chad Haines, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies

Bard College
Rosemary Corbett, Visiting Professor, Bard Prison Initiative 

Boston University
Lance Laird, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine/Graduate Division of Religious Studies

Brown University
Sherine Hamdy, Associate Professor, Anthropology

Cal Poly Pomona
Dorothea Viale, Lecturer, IGE

California State University Sacramento
Harvey Stark, Assistant Professor, Humanities and Religious Studies

Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis
Allan Boesak, Professor, Theology

Colorado College
Peter Wright, Associate Professor , Religion

Concordia College
Ahmed Afzaal, Associate Professor, Religion

Connecticut College
Sufia Uddin, Associate Professor, Religious Studies

Earlham School of Religion
Stephen Angell, Leatherock Professor of Quaker Studies, Quaker Studies

Elon University
Ariela Marcus-Sells, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
L. D. Russell, Senior Lecturer, Religious Studies

Emory University
Elizabeth Corrie, Director of Youth Theological Initiative & Associate Professor, Candler School of Theology
Hazem Ziada, Visiting Professor, Candler School of Theology

Fairfield University
Martin Nguyen, Associate Professor, Religious Studies

Florida State University
Adam Gaiser, Associate Professor, Religion

Franklin and Marshall College
Sher Ali Tareen, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies

Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary
Stephen Ray, Neal A. and Ila F. Fisher Professor of Theology, Theology

Georgetown University
George Archer, Professorial Lecturer, Theology and Religious Studies
Jonathan A. C. Brown, Alwaleed bin Talal Chair of Islamic Civilization, School of Foreign Service
Sohaira Siddiqui, Assistant Professor, Theology
Yvonne Haddad, Professor, ACMCU

Graduate Theological Union
Marianne Farina, C.S.C., Professor of Philosophy and Theology, Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology

Indiana University Bloomington
Asma Afsaruddin, Professor, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Edward Curtis, Millennium Chair of Liberal Arts & Professor, Religious Studies

Kenyon College
Michael Muhammad Knight, Visiting Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
Vernon Schubel, Professor, Religious Studies

Middlebury College
Ata Anzali, Assistant professor, Religion

New York Theological Seminary
Marian Ronan, Research Professor of Catholic Studies, Center for World Christianity

New York University
Ann Pellegrini, Professor, Performance Studies & Social and Cultural Analysis

Northwestern University
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Professor, Political Science
Sylvester Johnson, Associate Professor, African American Studies and Religious Studies

Pomona College
Zayn Kassam, Professor , Religious Studies

Queens University of Charlotte
Suzanne Watts Henderson, Associate Professor of Religion, Philosophy and Religion

Rutgers University
Jawid Mojaddedi, Professor, Religion

Swarthmore College
Mark Wallace, Professor of Religion and Environmental Studies, Religion
Yvonne Chireau, Professor, Religion

Temple University
Rebecca T. Alpert, Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs & Professor, Religion

Union Theological Seminary
James H. Cone, Charles Augustus Briggs Distinguished Professor , Systematic Theology

University of California, Berkeley
Daniel Boyarin, Hermann P. and Sophia Taubman Professor , Talmudic Culture
Hamid Algar, Professor Emeritus, Near Eastern Studies

University of California, Irvine
Mark LeVine, Professor, History

University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
Khaled Abou El Fadl, Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Professor, Law

University of California, Riverside
Melissa M. Wilcox, Professor and Holstein Family and Community Chair in Religious Studies, Religious Studies

University of Florida
Sarra Tlili, Assistant Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

University of Houston-Clear Lake
Maria Curtis, Associate Professor , Anthroplogy and Cross Cultural Studies

University of Missouri
Nathan Hofer, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies

University of North Carolina -Chapel Hill
Juliane Hammer, Kenan Rifai Scholar of Islamic Studies & Associate Professor , Religious Studies

University of North Carolina – Charlotte
Kent Brintnall, Associate Professor, Religious Studies

University of Southern California
Sherman Jackson, King Faisal Chair of Islamic Thought and Culture & Professor, Religion

Vanderbilt University
Ellen T Armour, Carpenter Associate Professor, Feminist Theology at the Divinity School
Richard McGregor, Associate Professor, Religious Studies

Whittier College
Irfana Hashmi, Assistant Professor , Religious Studies 

Yale University
Zareena Grewal, Associate Professor, American Studies and Religious Studies

Zaytuna College
Hatem Bazian, Lecturer, University of California Berkeley and Professor, Islamic Law and Theology