Religion

Dr. Don Baker, PhD

Dr. Don Baker, PhD

Professor

Korean history, religion in Korea, the Kwangju (Gwangju) Democratization Movement of 1980,

Paul Burns

Professor Emeritus & Sessional Lecturer

Post-biblical Christianity to 6th century, religious tolerance, religion and literature, Augustine of Hippo, multidisciplinary approaches to the study of the Humanities

Robert Cousland

Associate Professor

Classical Greek mythology

Ross Labrie, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Catholic and American literature, Thomas Merton, Daniel Berrigan, Flannery O’Connor, Mary Gordon, Robert Lowell, Walker Percy

Daniel L. Overmyer, PhD, FRSC

Daniel L. Overmyer, PhD, FRSC

Professor Emeritus

Chinese philosophy and religions, local religion in Chinese villages

Alain-Michel Rocheleau, PhD

Assistant Professor

French cinema, French and Quebecois theatre, Anglican Church and Roman Catholic Tradition

Dennis Danielson

Professor

Cosmology, science and religion, John Milton, Copernicanism

Robert Daum

Faculty Associate

Dialogue, public engagement, community engagement, conflict management,diversity, religion, Jewish law, Jewish ethics, gender, sexuality, rhetoric, equity, inclusion, religious authority, history of Judaism, Talmud, Bible, biblical interpretation, translation, cultural studies, ancient and medieval Hebrew literature, critical theory, creativity, innovation, racism

 

 

Paul G. Stanwood

Professor Emeritus

English Renaissance and 17th century literature, English Reformation and church history, Edmund Spenser, Richard Hooker, John Donne, The Metaphysical Poets, John Milton, early modern devotional poetry and prose, T.S. Eliot, opera

Ara Norenzayan, PhD

Ara Norenzayan, PhD

Professor

Social psychology, cultural psychology, evolutionary psychology, religion, culture, human cooperation, human universals, thinking across cultures

Jennifer Chan

Associate Professor

Transnational social movements, international and comparative education, Japanese civil society, Islam in multicultural societies

Richard Menkis

Associate Professor

Jews and Judaism in Canada, antisemitism in Canada, Canada and the Holocaust, Jewish historical memory and identity

Alex Fisher, PhD

Alex Fisher, PhD

Associate Professor

Music, religion, identity, ritual, medieval, renaissance, baroque, Germany, reformation, counter-reformation, Lutheranism, catholicism, sound

Roger Wilson

Professor Emeritus

Archaeology of the Roman world, especially Sicily, Britain and north Africa

Gage Averill, PhD

Gage Averill, PhD

Dean

Popular music, Caribbean music, barbershop harmony, sound, music and power, music and politics, ethnomusicology, world music

Gregg E. Gardner

Assistant Professor

Diamond Chair in Jewish Law & Ethics

Judaism, Rabbinic Literature, Rabbinic Judaism, Mishnah, Talmud, Jewish Studies, Jewish Law, Jewish Ethics, Charity, Jewish Ethics, Archaeology of Israel, Archaeology and Hebrew Bible, Archaeology of Jerusalemn

Prof. Rumee Ahmed, PhD

Professor of Islamic Law

Religion, Islam, Muslims, Law, Sharia, Theology, Ethics, Human Rights,

Hani Faris, PhD

Hani Faris, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Faculty Associate in the Institute of Asian Research

Middle East politics & governments, Arab politics & governments, Arab-Israeli conflict, Palestinian issue, politics of developing countries, Islam & Muslims

Dr Ayesha S. Chaudhry, PhD

Dr Ayesha S. Chaudhry, PhD

Associate Professor

Islam, Muslims, religion, gender, human rights, intersectionality, race, family and children, discrimination, racism, Islamophobia, social justice

Edward Slingerland

Edward Slingerland

Professor, Dept. of Asian Studies

Canada Research Chair in Chinese Thought and Embodied Cognition

Director, Cultural Evolution of Religion Research Consortium

Co-Director, Centre for the Study of Human Evolution, Cognition and Culture

Associate Member, Depts. of Philosophy and Psychology

Asian Studies, Chinese philosophy, philosophy, religion, religion and conflict, secularism, spontaneity, ethics, science-humanities integration, interdisciplinarity, interdisciplinary research