Name (Last, First) Office Email
Afary, Janet
Mellichamp Chair in Global Religion
Area: Modern Iran; Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East
HSSB 3047
Ahmad, Ahmad Atif
HSSB 3032
Amihay, Ofra
Area: Hebrew & Comparative Literature; Visual Culture
HSSB 3048
T/R 3:30-5:00 pm
Amihay, Aryeh
Area: Biblical Studies, Ancient Judaism, Legal Theory
HSSB 3048
T/R 11:00-12:00, 2:00-3:00
Becenti, Geneva
American Indian and Indigenous Collective
Blankholm, Joseph
Assistant Professor
Area: American Religion, Secularism and Atheism, Sociology and Anthropology of Religion
HSSB 3049
Tues/Thurs 2-3pm (and by appointment)
Busto, Rudy
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Area: American Religion, Race and Religion, Religion and Science Fiction
HSSB 3082
Wednesdays 1-3 & by appointment
Cabezón, José
Dalai Lama Professor
Area: Tibetan Buddhist Studies
HSSB 3026
T, Th, 3:30-4:30 or by appointment
Campo, Juan
Associate Professor
Area: History of Religions (Islam), Arabic
HSSB 3083
W 11-11:50
Campo, Magda
Continuing Lecturer
Area: Arabic Language
HSSB 3058
Carlson, Thomas
Founding Director, International Center for the Humanities and Social Change, UCSB
Area: Philosophy & Religion; History of Christian Thought
HSSB 3036
Caron, Louis
Area: Medieval and early modern Christianity
HSSB 3054
El Omari, Racha
Associate Professor
Area: Arabic Islamic Studies
HSSB 3059
Elison, William
Assistant Professor
Area: South Asian Religions, Visual Culture
HSSB 3053
Feiz, Aazam
Persian Language and literature
Area: Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Developing Materials for Teaching Persian
HSSB 3065
M/W, 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Fowler, David
Area: South Asian Languages & Religions
HSSB 3061
T & TH 12:15-1:15pm or by appointment
Garr, W. Randall
Area: Northwest Semitic Languages, Hebrew Bible, Ancient Near East
HSSB 3050
Hecht, Richard
Area: Hebrew Judaic Studies, History of Religion
HSSB 3076
Hillis, Gregory
Continuing Lecturer
Area: Tibetan and Sanskrit
HSSB 3060
TR 10-12
Holdrege, Barbara
Area: South Asian Traditions and Jewish Traditions
HSSB 3034
Jarrett, Gregory
Continuing Lecturer
Walter H. Capps Center
Area: Applied Ethics
HSSB 3061
T 12:45-1:45 (Walk-ins) & TH 5-5:45pm (By appointment)
Lopez, Felicia
Postdoctoral Fellow/Lecturer
Area: Indigenous Mexican codices
Moore, Kathleen
Interim Director of the Capps Center for the Study of Religion, Ethics and Public Life
Area: Islamic Studies, Law and Religion
HSSB 3044 (Chair's office)
Neame, Alexandra
Pérez, Elizabeth
Assistant Professor
Rambelli, Fabio
Professor (Religious Studies & East Asian Languages)
International Shinto Foundation Chair in Shinto Studies
Area: Japanese religions, semiotics and materiality, music and religion
HSSB 2258
Reynolds, Dwight
Area: Folklore & Folklife
HSSB 3056
Steavu, Dominic
Associate Professor
Area: Chinese Religions and Chinese Buddhism
HSSB 2253
Talamantez, Inés
Associate Professor
Area: Anthropology, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature
HSSB 3069
Taves, Ann
Area: Modern Christianity and American Religion
HSSB 3085
W 10-12
Thomas, Christine
Associate Professor
Virgil Cordano OFM Endowed Chair in Catholic Studies, Director of the Ancient Mediterranean Studies Program, UCSB
Area: Early Christianity & Religions of the Roman Empire
HSSB 3067
by appointment
Walker, David
Assistant Professor
Area: U.S. Religion (19th century)
HSSB 3086
W 1-3pm
Wallace, Vesna
Area: South Asian Studies
HSSB 3045
White, David
J. F. Rowny Professor of Comparative Religion
Area: South Asian Religions
HSSB 3077
Wiseman, Wendy
Area: Philosophy of Religion, History of Christian Thought, Religion and Climate Change
HSSB 3054
Wolfson, Elliot
Marsha and Jay Glazer Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies
Area: Jewish mysticism and philosophy; gender construction and the history of religion
HSSB 3061
Yang, Mayfair
Professor (Religious Studies & East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies)
Area: China: Chinese religions, modernity and the state, gender, media studies
HSSB 2220; HSSB 3084
Mon 10-11:30 am; Thu 4-5 pm in 2220 HSSB