Robert Erlewine
Associate Professor of Religion
Ph.D., Rice University

Modern Jewish thought; philosophy of religion (especially History of Philosophy),
Judaism, continental philosophy


Tao Jin
Assistant Professor of Religion
Ph.D., University of Ilinois, Urbana-Champaign

Buddhist philosophy of mind, the Awakening of Faith in Mahāyāna (or Qixinlun),
Buddhist commentarial literature, and theory and practice of Buddhist exegesis


Carole Myscofski
McFee Professor of Religion
Ph.D., University of Chicago

Latin American Religions (especially women in colonial Brazilian religions
and Afro-Brazilian religions), magic and ritual theory, new religions,
and the end of the world


Kevin Sullivan
Associate Professor and Chair of Religion
D.Phil., University of Oxford

New testament and Christian origins, late second temple Judaism,
apocryphal and pseudepigraphal texts, and Christian history to Nicaea



Visiting Faculty


Nawaraj Chaulagain (Ph.D., Harvard University)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion
Fall 2013 Office Hours:

  • Thursday - 2:30-5:00 p.m.
  • Friday - 12:30-3:00 p.m.