Graduate Students – Current

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Ranjani Atur
  • BA, Classics, Georgetown University, 2013.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Ancient Greco-Roman Religions, Early Christianity, Archaeology.

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Garret Baer
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University, 2011.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Philosophy of Religion, History of Christian Thought, Continental Philosophy.

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Vicky Ballmes
PhD Program
  • BA, Religious Studies and Art History, UC Santa Barbara, 2005.
  • MTS, Ancient Christianity, Harvard Divinity School, 2007.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Identity Formation, Ancient Christianity and Judaism, Non-canonical Texts, Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Material Culture.

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Julia McClenon Barneclo
MA/PhD Program
  • B.A. Degree: Interdisciplinary Studies, East Asia, Global College of Long Island University, 2008
  • Areas of Study at UCSB:  East Asian Religions, Sociology/Psychology/Anthropology of Religion

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Martin Becker
PhD Program TA
  • BA (Licenciatura), Philosophy, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, 2004.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2013.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Continental Philosophy, Phenomenology, Mysticism.
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “Nihil ‘Overcomes’ Nihilism: A Study of “Nothing” in Heidegger’s Being and Time and What is Metaphysics?

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Robert Borneman
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Religious Studies, Oberlin College, 1987.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2010.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Religion in Colonial Latin America, Public History of California, Uses of Colonial Religious Art and Architecture
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “In the Name of Guadalupe: Guadalupan Baptisms in the California Missions, 1769 – 1850.”

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Eva Braunstein
PhD Program TA
  • BA, Philosophy and Psychology, UC Santa Barbara, 2008.
  • MA, Interdisciplinary Theology, Regent College, 2011.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Continental Philosophy, History of Christian Thought, Religion and Epistemology.

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James Brousseau
MA/PhD Program
  • B.A. Degree: Religious Studies, UCSB, 2012.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: South Asian Religions, Tantric Traditions, Antinomianism, Soteriology.

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Yanitsa Buendía de Llaca
PhD Program
  • BA, Hispanic Languages and Literature, University of Veracruz, Mexico, 2010
  • MA, Social Science (special emphasis in Socio-cultural Studies), Autonomous University of Queretaro, Mexico, 2014
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Traditions in Mexico and America, New Religious Movements, Identity, Syncretism, Sacralizing the past, Power and Race.
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “Collective identities configuration in the new mystical-religious movements. Case of study: The Regina movement.”

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Kendall Busse
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Religious Studies, Kenyon College, 2002.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2007.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: South Asian Religions, Material Culture, Embodiment, Sacred Space, Pilgrimage, Sanskrit.
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “Murtis and Vigrahas: Observations on the Bodies of the Gods in the Mahabharata.”

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Keith Edward Cantú
PhD Program
  • B.A. Degree: International Studies: Political Science, Pepperdine University, 2006
  • M.A. Degree: International Studies: Comparative Religion, University of Washington, 2014
  • International Studies: South Asia Studies, University of Washington, 2015
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: South Asian Religions, Thelemic Studies, Bengali Folklore and Mythology, Sufism

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William Chavez
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Religion, University of Rochester, 2013.
  • BS, Mathematics, University of Rochester, 2013.

HSSB 3043
F16: M, 11-3, or by appointment

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Samantha L Copping Kang
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Religion and Classics, Washington and Lee University, 2011.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Philosophy of Religion, Nostalgia, Travel, Rootedness/Exile.

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Philip Deslippe
PhD Program
  • BA, English and American Studies, University of Connecticut, 2000.
  • MA, American Religious Culture, University of Iowa, 2010.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: American Religious History, Asian and Metaphysical Traditions in Modern America, New Religious Movements, History of Modern Yoga, New Thought, William Walker Atkinson

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Will Dewey
PhD Program
  • BA, Religion and Political Science, Emory University, 2008.
  • MTS, Buddhist Studies, Harvard Divinity School, 2010.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Tibetan Buddhism, Tibetan History, Religion and Government

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David Ellerton
PhD Program
  • BA, Anthropology and Japanese, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1998.
  • MA, Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, Naropa University, 2007.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy and Metaphysics, South Asian Tantric Traditions, Buddhist Prophecy, Theories of Mind.

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ErdeneBaatar Erdene-Ochir
PhD Program
  • BA, Philosophy, UC Santa Barbara, 2010.
  • MTS, Theological Studies, Harvard University, 2013.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhist Philosophy, Religions in Mongolia.

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Marshall Evans
PhD Program
  • BA, Double Major in English Literature and Italian, Middlebury College, 1993.
  • MDiv, Harvard Divinity School, 1998.
  • ThM, Harvard Divinity School, 2013
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Early Christianity, Ancient Greek and Roman Religion, Archaeology.

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Natalie Fawcett
PhD Program
  • BS, Political Science, University of Utah, 2000.
  • MA, Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University, 2007.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Native American Religious Traditions/Philosophies, Mormonism, Race and Religion, Politics and Religion.

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Nathan Fisher

HSSB 3057
F16: T, 3-5pm and by appointment

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Jed Forman
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Philosophy, Tufts University, 2007.
  • MS, Kinesiology with Dance Emphasis, CU Northridge, 2014.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, Religion and Phenomenology, Cognitive Science of Religion.

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David S. Fowler
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, South Asian Studies, University of Washington, 1999.
  • BA, Comparative Religion, University of Washington, 2005.
  • BA, Asian Languages and Literature, University of Washington, 2005.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2008.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: South Asian devotional traditions; early Sikhism; Guru Nanak
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “Think About Getting on the Good Road: A Reappraisal of Guru Nanak’s Place in Indian Religious History.”

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Nathan Fredrickson
PhD Program
  • BA, Classics, Saint Anselm College, 2006.
  • MA, Classics, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, 2009.
  • MS, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, 2011.
  • MA, Religious Studies, University of California Santa Barbara, 2013.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Religions in North America, Invented and Parody Religions, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Ancient Mediterranean Studies (PhD Emphasis), History of Western Thought, Cognitive Science (PhD Emphasis), Translation Studies (PhD Emphasis), Cosmology and World-building.
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “The Gospel of Judas, the Subversion of Royal Ideology, and the Generation of a Sovereign Self.”

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Jennifer Hahn
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, American Civilization, Brown University, 2003.
  • MA, Specialized Journalism, University of Southern California, 2009.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2012.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: American Religious History, New Religious Movements, Cognitive Science of Religion, Religious Responses to Addiction and Mental Illness.
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “A ‘Spiritual Solution’: The Influence of Emmet Fox and New Thought on Alcoholics Anonymous.”

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Jeremy Hanes
PhD Program
  • BA, Religious Studies & Theater, Christopher Newport University, 2009.
  • MA, South Asian Studies, Harvard Divinity School, 2012.
  • Areas of Study at USCB: South Asian Religions, Religion and Culture, Indian Aesthetic Theories, Post-colonial Studies, Ritual Theory, Comparative Theories of Embodiment, Performance and Religious Theatrical Traditions.

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Matthew M. Harris
  • B.A. Degree:  Study of Religion, UCLA, 2010
  • MDiv Degree: Princeton Theological Seminary, 2014
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Race and Religion, American Religion and Culture, African American Religion

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Dusty Hoesly
PhD Program
  • BA, English and Philosophy, Lewis & Clark College, 2002.
  • MAR, History of Christianity, Yale Divinity School, 2004.
  • MAT, Language Arts, Lewis & Clark College Graduate School of Education, 2006.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Sociology of Religion, Religion and Culture, Secularism and Secularity, American Religious History, Religion in the American West, Religion and Law, and Globalization and Religion.

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Steven Hu
PhD Program
  • BA, English, Journalism, Rutgers University 1997.
  • MA, Christian Thought, Biblical Theological Seminary, 2007.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Chinese Popular Religion, Global Christianity, Chinese Diaspora, Transnationalism, Asian American Religions, Religion and Mass Media.

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Michael Ium
MA/PhD Program
  • BSc, Psychology, University of Toronto, 2008.
  • MA, Buddhist Studies, Maitripa College, 2014.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhist Philosophy, Buddhist Polemics, South Asian Religions.

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Shelby King
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Psychology, Texas State University, 2013.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Religions in North America, New Religious Movements, Psychology of Spiritual Experiences, Western Esotericism

HSSB 3055
F16: T, 1-3pm, or by appointment

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Michael Kinsella
PhD Program
  • BA, Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2003.
  • MA, Folk Studies, Western Kentucky University, 2007.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Psychology and Sociology of Paranormal Beliefs, New Religious Movements, Folk Narratives.

HSSB 3034
F16: W, 12:30-2:30pm

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Kolby Knight
PhD Program TA
  • BA, Religious Studies, Mercer University, 2010.
  • MDiv, Wake Forest University School of Divinity, 2013.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Nineteenth Century American Religion, American Catholicism.

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Mayumi Kodani
PhD Program
  • BA, English Literature, McGill University, 2001.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2013.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Tibetan Buddhism, the Grotesque, Conceptions of the Pure Land in Tibetan and Japanese Buddhism.
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “The Improperly Dead: Tibetan Rolang as Buddhist Grotesquerie.”

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Adam Krug
PhD Program
  • BA, Religious Studies, Vassar College, 2002.
  • MA, Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, Sanskrit and Tibetan Language, Naropa University, 2010.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Buddhist Traditions.

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Brett Land
PhD Program
  • BS, Pyschology, Francis Marion University, 1999.
  • MA, Religion, Florida State University, 2002.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Philosophy of Religion, Messianism, Religious Ethics, Hermeneutics, Problems of Writing.

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Vikas Malhotra
PhD Program
  • BA, Anthropology and Multimedia Studies, Hampshire College, 1998.
  • MA, South Asian Studies, Columbia University, 2004.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: South Asian Religious Traditions (Hindu and Buddhist).

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Caleb McCarthy
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, History and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Utah, 2007.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2011.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Islam, Religion and Culture.
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “Samuel Zwemer and the American Study of Islam.”

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Margaret McMurtrey
PhD Program
  • BA, English, UC Santa Barbara, 1978.
  • MA, Confluent Education, UC Santa Barbara, 1983.
  • MA, Educational Leadership, UC Santa Barbara, 1986.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Native American Studies, Native American Epistemologies, Early American Religious Movements, New Religious Movements.

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Chris Morales
PhD Program
  • BA, Religion and Philosophy, California State University, Long Beach, 2006.
  • MTS, Religion and Ethics, Harvard Divinity School, 2008.
  • MA, Cultural Analysis, Universiteit van Amsterdam, 2010.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Continental Philosophy, Christian Theology, Neoplatonism and Political Philosophy.

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Adam Morrison
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Religious Studies, University of Denver, 2005.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2013.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Religion and Law, Islamic Studies, Religion in North America.
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “Religious Legitimacy and the Nation of Islam: In Re Ferguson and Muslim Inmates’ Religious Rights in the 1950s and 1960s.”

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Christine Murphy
PhD Program
  • MA, French and German, University of St Andrews, 2005.
  • MPhil, Modern South Asian Studies, Oxford University, 2010.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Buddhist Studies.

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Jake Nagasawa
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Theology & Religious Studies and Asian Studies, University of San Francisco, 2011.
  • Area of Study at UCSB: Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, Japanese Buddhism, Buddhism in America, Sexuality and Religion, Race and Religion.

HSSB 5048
F16: M, 2:00 – 4:00pm

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Brendan Newlon
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2006.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2013.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Islam in America, Islam in China, Islamic Law, American Religions and Spirituality, East Asian Religions, History of Religions, and Theories of Religion.
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “Hui Muslims and the Minzu Paradigm.”

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Or Porath
PhD Program
  • BA, East Asian Studies and History, Tel-Aviv University, 2010.
  • MA, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University, 2012.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Medieval Japanese Religion, Religion and Sexuality, East Asian Buddhism, Queer Theory, Folk Religion.

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Pawan Rehill
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Religious Studies, University of Calgary, 2002.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2009.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Sikh Studies, South Asian Traditions, Gender and Feminist Studies.
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “Guru Nanak’s Japuji: A Social Blueprint for the Sikh Community.”

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Matt Robertson
PhD Program
  • BA, Psychology, Truman State University, 2005.
  • MA, Eastern Classical Literature, St. John’s College (NM), 2009.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: South Asian Religions, Philosophy of Religion, Psychology of Religion, Occultism, Ayurveda and the History of Medical traditions.

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Claire Robison
PhD Program
  • BA, Theology, Oxford University, 2007.
  • MA, Religious Studies, Cambridge University, 2008.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: South Asian Religions, Vaisnava Bhakti Traditions, Cultural History of Modern South Asia, Islamic History and Practice in South Asia, Ismailism, Sanskrit, Hindi, Persian.

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Peter M. Romaskiewicz
PhD Program
  • BA, Religious Studies, Rutgers University, 2003.
  • MA, Religious Studies, Columbia University, 2005.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Buddhism, Chinese Religions, Buddhist Philosophy, Religion and Mass Media.

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Dell J. Rose
  • Areas of study: 19th Century English Millenarianism, The wider Southcottian visitation, Thomas Lake Harris, Swedenborg, Apocalypticism, Esotericism, and marginal religious movements.

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Yevgeniy Runkevich
PhD Program
  • B.A. Degree: Political Science, Fresno Pacific University, 2005
  • M.A. Degree:  MDiv, Fresno Pacific University Biblical Seminary, 2010. MTS, New Testament & Early Christianity, Harvard Divinity School, 2014.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB:  Mediterranean Religions, Ancient Christianity

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Emily Schmidt

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Jason Schwartz
PhD Program
  • BA, Religious Studies, Bard College, 2004.
  • MA, South Asian Studies, Columbia University, 2010.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Pre-Modern and Early Modern Hinduism, Historical Semantics of Concepts in Sanskrit Discourse.

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Albert Silva
PhD Program
  • BA, Biology, University of Pennsylvania, 2001.
  • MLA, Religious Studies/Individualized Major, University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: American Religious History, Philosophy of Religion/Science, Religious Experience, Metaphysical Religions/Religiosity, Religion and Healing, Science and Religion, Music and Religion.

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Rohit Singh
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Religious Studies, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 2003.
  • MLIS, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 2005.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2010.
  • Area of Study at UCSB: South Asian and Himalayan Religions.
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “History, Narrative, and Identity among the Tibetan Muslims in Kashmir: A Rethinking of Tibetan-ness.”

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Aaron Sokoll
PhD Program
  • BA, Philosophy, Cedarville University, 1999.
  • MA, Religious Studies, University of Denver, 2007.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Religion and Culture, American Religious History, Sociology of American Religion, Eastern Orthodox Studies, Conversion and Identity, Law and Religion in the US, Civil Religion in the US.

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Jaakko Takkinen
PhD Program
  • BA, South Asian Studies, University of Helsinki, 2008.
  • MA, South Asian Studies / Department of World Cultures, University of Helsinki, 2010.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Religion and Medicine/Healing, Tibetan Medicine, Buddhist Studies, the Himalayas, Ethnography.

HSSB 3225
F16: M, 5-6pm; T, 11:15am-12:15pm

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John C. Thibdeau
PhD Program
  • BS, Philosophy and Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2007.
  • MA, Religious Studies, University of Colorado – Boulder, 2012.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Contemporary Middle Eastern Social and Religious Movements; Religious Community, Practice, and Experience; Embodied and Enactive Cognitive Science; Body, Gesture, Affect, Perception, Memory, and Plasticity; Music, Dance, and Culture; History of Ideas (Nietzsche, Benjamin, Foucault); Critical Social Theory; Technologies and Care of the Self.

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Aaron Ullrey
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Religious Studies/English/Education, Michigan State University, 2001.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2008.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Hindu Polytheism, Tantra, Philosophy of Religion, Languages (Sanskrit, Tibetan).
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “The Power Before the Throne: The Position of the Purohita in Indian Literature.”

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Nesrin Unlu
PhD Program
  • BA, Theology, Uludag University, 2008.
  • MA, Religious Studies, New York University, 2011.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Governments and Religious Movements in the Middle East, Religion and Politics in Turkey, Islamic Law.

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Sarah Veeck
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Religion, Dartmouth College, 2011.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Popular Religion in China, Religion and Media.

F16: T, 9-11:50 AM & by appointment

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Collin Michael Veeranandal-Sibley
  • B.A. Degree:  Religious Studies, American University (DC), 2013
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: South Indian religion and modernity, race and religion, and Dravidian cultural movements.

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Tara Villalba
MA/PhD Program
  • BA, Liberal Studies (Sociology/Psychology, Art Studio), Midway College, 1996.
  • MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2004.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Religion and Politics, Religion and Nationalism, Islam in Southeast Asia, Women and Islam in the Philippines.
  • Title of Master’s Thesis: “Moro in Mindanao: Nationhood and Resistance.”

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Diamante Waters
PhD Program
  • BA, Philosophy, University of Illinois-Chicago, 2010.
  • MA, Religious Studies, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2012.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Japanese Religion and Deities, Honji-Suijaku, Soteriology, Theodicy.

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Kevin A. Whitesides
PhD Program TA
  • BA, Religious Studies, Humboldt State University, 2010.
  • MSc, Religious Studies, University of Edinburgh, 2012.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Contemporary Religion, Countercultures, “New Age,” Cultural Transmission, Cognitive Science of Religion.

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Matthew Wilson
PhD Program
  • BA, Religious Studies, Carroll College, 2003.
  • MA, Islamic Societies and Cultures, The School of Oriental and African Studies (London), 2008.
  • MA, Anthropology and Sociology of Religion, University of Chicago, 2011.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Anthropology of Religion, Islam and/in Europe, Methods for Studying Religion, Classical Arabic Philosophy.

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Lucas Scott Wright
  • B.A. Degree: Christian Studies – Concentration in Theology and Philosophy, California Baptist University, 2010
  • M.A. Degree: Theology, Philosophy and Literature, The University of Nottingham, 2014 
  • Degree Objective: MA/PhD
  • M.A. Thesis Title: “Critical Pedagogy and Personhood: Thinking Utopia, Criticism and the Person.”
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Jewish Studies, Continental Philosophy of Religion, Critical Theory
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Stephanie Wright
MA/PhD Program
  • PhB, History and Philosophy, Australian National University, 2013.
  • Areas of Study at UCSB: Islam and Law; Islamic Studies; Politics of Representation; Gender, Religion and Politics.