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
M/W 12:30-1:30 pm
Amihay, Aryeh
Area: Biblical Studies, Ancient Judaism, Legal Theory
HSSB 3048
M/W 10:00-12:00
Blankholm, Joseph
Assistant Professor
Area: American Religion, Secularism and Atheism, Sociology and Anthropology of Religion
HSSB 3049
Mondays, 1-4pm (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
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
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 10-111
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)
Moore, Kathleen
Professor and Department Chair
Chair of Department of Religious Studies and 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)
Pérez, Elizabeth
Assistant Professor
Rambelli, Fabio
Professor (Religious Studies & East Asian Languages)
International Shinto Foundation Chair in Shinto Studies
Area: Japanese religions, Semiotics
HSSB 2253
Reynolds, Dwight
Area: Folklore & Folklife
HSSB 3056
Steavu-Balint, Dominic
Assistant 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
Thomas, Christine
Associate Professor
Director of the Ancient Mediterranean Studies Program, UCSB
Area: Early Christianity & Religions of the Roman Empire
HSSB 3067
M 3:30-5:00 pm
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 3084