College of Arts & Sciences


Sam Thomas, Ph.D.

Department Chair

Professor of Religion
University of Notre Dame 2007
Mysticism and asceticism; religion & ecology, ecological ethics, food & religion; craft and spirituality

Peter P. C. Carlson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Claremont Graduate University 2010
Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Continental Europe; Queer Theology; History of Gender/Sexuality and Religion; Literature and Religion; History of Monasticism; American Religious History

Julia Lambert Fogg, Ph.D.

Professor of Religion
Emory University 2006
Dr. Fogg is an expert in biblical studies, Pauline theology, immigration and border narratives and practices culturally responsive pedagogy with attention to neurodiversity in the classroom.

Rick Hankins

Visiting Lecturer of Religion

Vic Thasiah, Ph.D.

Professor of Religion
University of Oxford
Environmental philosophy and activism

Khrystyne Wilson, Ph.D., J.D.

Assistant Professor in the Religion Department
Indigenous Religious Traditions, Religion & Law, Religious Freedom