Faculty

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Alfatli, Afrah

  • Senior Lecturer in Arabic

Interests: Arabic language and literature

Michela Andreatta

Andreatta, Michela

  • Wilmot Assistant Professor in Hebrew Language and Literature

Interests: Literary and intellectual history of Italian Jews from the medieval to the early modern period; Italian Hebrew poetry, particularly devotional and elegiac; Christian Hebraists of Renaissance Italy; Venetian Jewry

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Bautista, Stefanie

  • Visiting Assistant Professor
Douglas Brooks

Brooks, Douglas R.

  • Professor of Religion

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Chao, Shin-yi

  • Associate Professor of Religion

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Interests: Chinese Religions

Elizabeth Colantoni

Colantoni, Elizabeth

  • Associate Professor of Classics

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Interests: Roman, Italic, and Etruscan Art and Archaeology; Roman religion; early Rome

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Jack Downey

Downey, Jack

  • John Henry Newman Associate Professor of Catholic Studies

Interests: Contemporary Justice Movements; Liberation Theologies; North American religious history; Christianity; Buddhism: and Contemplative Traditions

Joshua Dubler

Dubler, Joshua

  • Associate Professor of Religion
  • Director, Rochester Education Justice Initiative

Interests: Religion in America

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Nicholas Gresens

Gresens, Nicholas

  • Associate Professor of Instruction, Classics

Interests: Latin and Greek Language; Imperial Greek Prose; Ancient Geography, Topography, and Historiograpy

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Hall, Jennifer M.

  • Instructor of Judaism and Religion

Hawkins, Cameron

  • Assistant Professor of Classics

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Aaron Hughes

Hughes, Aaron W.

  • Philip S. Bernstein Professor of Jewish Studies
    Deans Professor of the Humanities

Interests: Jewish Studies; Islam; Method and Theory of Religion

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Marshall, Cona

  • Assistant Professor of American Religions

Interests: Womanism, Black feminism, the Black church (as an institution), and African American public religious rhetoric

Anne Merideth

Merideth, Anne

  • Professor of Instruction, Religion
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Religion and Classics

Interests: New Testament; History and Literature of Early Christianity

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Nora Rubel

Rubel, Nora

  • Jane and Alan Batkin Professor of Jewish Studies
  • Chair, Department of Religion and Classics

Interests: American Religion; Race and Ethnicity; Religion and Foodways