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Officers and Faculty

The University of Chicago

Robert J. Zimmer, President of the University
Joseph Neubauer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Daniel Diermeier, Provost

The Divinity School

Administration

Laurie Zoloth, Dean
Joshua Feigelson, Dean of Students
John Howell, Associate Dean of Students
Cynthia Gano Lindner, Director of Ministry Studies
Sandra Peppers, Associate Dean for Administration
Lucy K. Pick, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Wesley Sun, Director of Field Education and Community Engagement
Dale Walker, Director of Development
Terren Ilana Wein, Director of Communications and Public Relations

Faculty

Arnold I. Davidson, Ph.D., Robert O. Anderson Distinguished Service Professor of the Philosophy of Judaism and Philosophy of Religions in the Divinity School; also in the Department of Philosophy, the Department of Comparative Literature, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and the Committee on the Conceptual and Historical Studies of Sciences.
Wendy Doniger, Ph.D., D.Phil., Mircea Eliade Distinguished Professor of the History of Religions; also in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, the Committee on Social Thought, and the College.
Michael Fishbane, Ph.D., Nathan Cummings Distinguished Service Professor of Jewish Studies; also in the Committee on Jewish Studies and the College.
Dwight N. Hopkins, Ph.D., Professor of Theology; also in the College.
Matthew Kapstein, Ph.D., Numata Visiting Professor of the Philosophy of Religions and the History of Religions.
Jean-Luc Marion, Doctorat d’Etat, Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Professor of Catholic Studies and Professor of the Philosophy of Religions and Theology.
Françoise Meltzer, Ph.D., Professor of the Philosophy of Religions; also the Edward Carson Waller Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities, in Comparative Literature; Chair, Department of Comparative Literature, and the College.
Paul Mendes-Flohr, Ph.D., Dorothy Grant MacLear Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought; also in the Committee on Jewish Studies; Associate Faculty in the Department of History; also in the College.
Richard B. Miller, Ph.D., Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Religious Ethics
Margaret M. Mitchell, Ph.D., Shailer Mathews Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature; also in the College.
Willemien Otten, Ph.D., Professor of the History of Christianity and Theology; also in the College.
James T. Robinson, Ph.D., Professor of the History of Judaism; also in History of Religions, Islamic Studies, The Program on Medieval Studies, Religious Studies, Fundamentals: Texts and Issues, and the Center for Jewish Studies
Michael Sells, Ph.D., John Henry Barrows Professor of Islamic History and Literature.
Susan Schreiner, M.Div., Ph.D., Professor of the History of Christianity and Theology; also in the College.
William Schweiker, M.Div., Ph.D., Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics; also in the College.
Brook A. Ziporyn, Ph.D., Professor of Chinese Religion, Philosophy, and Comparative Thought
Laurie Zoloth, Margaret E. Burton Professor and Dean
Daniel A. Arnold, Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Philosophy of Religions; also in the College.
Simeon Chavel, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible; also in the College
Ryan Coyne, Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Philosophy of Religions and Theology; also in the College.
Kristine A. Culp, M.Div., Ph.D., Dean of Disciples Divinity House and Associate Professor of Theology; also in the College.
Curtis J. Evans, Ph.D., Associate Professor of the History of Christianity and Religions in America.
Sarah Hammerschlag, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religion and Literature, Philosophy of Religions and History of Judaism; also in the College
Kevin Hector, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology and the Philosophy of Religions
David Martinez, M.Div., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biblical Studies and Classics; also in the Department of Classics and the College.
Richard A. Rosengarten, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religion and Literature; also in the College.
Jeffrey Stackert, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible; also in the College; Associate Faculty, Department of Classics; Interim Director, Chicago Center for Jewish Studies
Christian K. Wedemeyer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of the History of Religions; also in the College.
Yousef Casewit, Assistant Professor of Qur’anic Studies
Alireza Doostdar, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and the Anthropology of Religion; also in the College.
Sarah Fredericks. Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Environmental Ethics
Angie Heo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of the Anthropology and Sociology of Religion
Karin Krause, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Byzantine Theology and Visual Culture; Affiliate Faculty, Department of Art History
Cynthia Gano Lindner, D.Min., Director of Ministry Studies and Clinical Faculty for Preaching and Pastoral Care.
Lucy K. Pick, Ph.D., Director of Undergraduate Studies and Senior Lecturer in the History of Christianity; Associate Faculty in the Department of History.
Jas Elsner, Ph.D., Visiting Professor of Art and Religion; Associate Faculty, Department of Art History
John Howell, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Students and Senior Lecturer in American Literatures, Religions, and Visual Culture

Associated Faculty

Hussein Ali Agrama, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Anthropology; also in the College.
Philip Bohlman, Ph.D., Ludwig Rosenberger Distinguished Service Professor of the Humanities and of Music and the College.
Rachel Fulton Brown, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medieval History in the Department of History; also in the College.
Daniel Brudney, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy; also in the College.
Steven Collins, D.Phil., Professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations; also in the College.
Paul Copp, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Chinese Religion and Thought, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College; Director of Graduate Studies and Director of Undergradaute Studies, East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Fred M. Donner, Ph.D., Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, the Oriental Institute, and the College.
Ahmed El Shamsy, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Islamic Thought in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Christopher Faraone, Ph.D., Frank Curtis Springer and Gertrude Melcher Springer Professor in the Humanities, and the College.
James Ketelaar, Ph.D., Professor in History and East Asian Languages and Civilizations; Director of the Center for East Asian Studies
Aden Kumler, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Art History and the College; Affiliate Faculty: Department of Romance Languages & Literatures, Center for Gender Studies, and Medieval Studies Program
Franklin Lewis, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Persian Language and Literature in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Omar McRoberts, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and the College.
Stephen Meredith, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Pathology, the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and the College.
Martha C. Nussbaum, Ph.D., Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics in the Law School, the Department of Philosophy, and the College; Associate Faculty in the Departments of Classics and Political Science and in the Divinity School; Member of the Committee on Southern Asian Studies; Board Member of the Human Rights Program; Coordinator of the Center for Comparative Constitutionalism
Tahera Qutbuddin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Arabic Literature in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Robert J. Richards, Ph.D., Professor in the Departments of History, Philosophy, and Psychology; also in the Committee on the Conceptual Foundations of Science and the College.
Na'ama Rokem, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Modern Hebrew Literature & Comparative Literature
Eric Santner, Ph.D., Philip and Ida Romberg Distinguished Service Professor in Modern Germanic Studies, Professor of Germanic Studies, Committee on Jewish Studies, and the College; Chair of the Department of Germanic Studies
J. David Schloen, Ph.D., Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology in the Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.
Eric Slauter, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of English; Director, The Karla Scherer Center for the Study of American Culture
Sofia Torallas Tovar, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Classics and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Gary Tubb, Ph.D., Anupama and Guru Ramakrishnan Professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations and Faculty Director, University of Chicago Center in Delhi
Christopher J. Wild, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Germanic Studies and the College; Director of Undergraduate Studies of the Department of Germanic Studies
John E. Woods, Ph.D., Professor of Iranian and Central Asian History, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and the College

Members Emeriti

Hans Dieter Betz, Dr. Theol. Habil., Shailer Mathews Professor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of New Testament; also in the Department of New Testament and Early Christian Literature and the Committee on the Ancient Mediterranean World.
Bernard O. Brown, D.B., Ph.D., Dean of Rockefeller Chapel (retired) and Associate Professor Emeritus of Religious Ethics; also in the College.
Franklin I. Gamwell, Ph.D., Shailer Mathews Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Religious Ethics, the Philosophy of Religions, and Theology.
Brian A. Gerrish, S.T.M., Ph.D., D.D., John Nuveen Professor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology.
W. Clark Gilpin, D.B., Ph.D., Margaret E. Burton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of the History of Christianity and Theology; also in the College.
Hans-Josef Klauck, Dr. Theol. Habil., Naomi Shenstone Donnelley Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Early Christian Literature
Joel Kraemer, Ph.D., John Henry Barrows Professor Emeritus of Jewish Studies; also in the Committees on Jewish Studies and Social Thought, and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.
Bruce Lincoln, Ph.D., Caroline E. Haskell Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of the History of Religions
Martin E. Marty, M.Div., S.T.M., Ph.D., LITT.D., L.H.D., LL.D. D.HUM., D.D., D. Theol., Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of the History of Modern Christianity; also in the Committee on the History of Culture.
Bernard McGinn, S.T.L., Ph.D., Naomi Shenstone Donnelley Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology and the History of Christianity; also in the Committees on Medieval Studies and General Studies.
Michael J. Murrin, Ph.D., Raymond W. and Martha Hilpert Gruner Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Religion and Literature; also in the Departments of Comparative Literature and of English Language and Literature, and the College.
Frank E. Reynolds, D.B., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of the History of Religions and Buddhist Studies; also in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations.
David Tracy, S.T.L., S.T.D., Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Catholic Studies and Professor of Theology and the Philosophy of Religion; also in the Committee on Social Thought.

Faculty Committees

Committee on Admissions and Aid
Committee on the A.M. Program
Committee on Degrees
Committee on Honors and Awards
Committee on Ministry Studies
Committee on Promotion and Tenure
Committee on Undergraduate Studies

Board of Trustees of the Baptist Theological Union

Larry L. Greenfield, President
John M. Schloerb, Vice President
Darren R. Reisberg , Vice President and Secretary of the University (ex officio)
Geertrui M. Spaepen, Associate Secretary of the University (ex officio)

Honorary Trustees

Ralph H. Elliott
John W. Reed

Trustees

Jesse M. Brown
Gregg W. Dwyer
Arthur B. Francis
Larry L. Greenfield
Marshall Hatch, Sr.
Susan B. W. Johnson
Carol A. McVetty
John Mills
Donald W. Musser
Joseph L. Price II
John M. Schloerb
Robert G. Schloerb
Phyllis R. P. Tessieri
David J. Wood