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Robert Abzug
Robert Abzug, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of American Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7240
E-mail: zug@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
History of religion in America; History of psychology in America; Reform and social movements; History of the Holocaust; Jewish studies
Samer Ali
Samer Ali, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Arabic Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-6467
E-mail: saali@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Arabic literature, art, culture, politics; Islamic religion, Quran, women and gender in Islam; Arabo-Islamic history and civilization.
Steve Friesen
Steve Friesen, Ph.D.
Louise Farmer Boyer Chair in Biblical Studies
Department of Classics
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 471-8629
E-mail: friesen@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Early Christianity; Corinthian society; Apostle Paul; New Testament; Biblical Greek; Revelation; Apocalyptic literature, Religious Studies; Poverty and Inequality in Early Roman Empire; Apocalyptic Literature; Imperial Cults
Joshua Gunn
Joshua Gunn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Communication Studies
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-3933
E-mail: slewfoot@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Celebrity, popular culture, popular music, popular fads and fashion, youth cultures, UFOs, alien abduction, exorcism, demonic possession, apocalypse, Halloween, folk religion, folklore, Satanism, occult and occultism, new age, cults, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, Freud, Jung, Lacan, scatology, ghosts, haunting, the paranormal, pseudo-science, gothic music, gothic subculture, horror film, popular television, cultural studies, rhetorical studies.
 
Syed Hyder, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Asian Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 475-6031
E-mail: shyder@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Islam in South Asia; Urdu language and literature; aesthetics in South Asia and the Middle East
 
Cory Juhl, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4944
E-mail: cjuhl@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Philosophy of science; philosophy of mind; logic, philosophy of religion, formal learning theory
Robert  Kane
Robert Kane, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Department of Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6776
E-mail: rkane@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Free will and responsibility; ethics and contemporary moral issues; theory of values; philosophy of religion; politics and culture
Douglas Laycock
Douglas Laycock, J.D.
Professor Emeritus
School of Law

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (734) 647-9713
E-mail: dlaycock@law.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Religious liberty; remedies; constitutional law; civil litigation
Janice Leoshko
Janice Leoshko, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
College of Fine Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7757
E-mail: jleoshko@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Asian art history; Asian culture; Indian and Tibetan religions, Arts & Humanities.
Brian Levack
Brian Levack, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7204
E-mail: levack@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Witchcraft; witch trials and prosecution; demonic possession; torture, past and present; Reformation.
 
Anne Martinez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7268
E-mail: ammmtz@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
The role of religion in interactions between the United States and Mexico during and immediately after the Mexican Revolution, as well as Mexican migration to the Midwest during that time period; the relationships among race, religion and nationalism for Mexicans in both the United States and Mexico
Al Martinich
Al Martinich, Ph.D.
Roy Allison Vaughan Centennial Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6770
E-mail: martinich@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
History of political philosophy, Hobbes, Locke, Hume, philosophy of language, medieval philosophy, Philosophy of language; history of political philosophy; philosophy of religion; seventeenth century England
Eric McDaniel
Eric McDaniel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Government
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 5112-232-7268
E-mail: emcdaniel@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
African American politics; faith and religion; churches and political activism; race, elections and political behavior.
G. Howard Miller
G. Howard Miller, Ph.D.
Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7212
E-mail: hmiller@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Religion and culture; Jesus in popular culture; History of religion in America; Ben Hur.
 
Gail Minault , Ph.D.
Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7214
E-mail: gminault@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
19th and 20th century history of India, including religion and politics, intellectual and social history, and women''s movements.
J. Patrick Olivelle
J. Patrick Olivelle, Ph.D.
Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities
Department of Asian Studies
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5811
E-mail: jpo@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
History of Sanskrit Literature; Law and Society in India; Methods in Study of Religion; Sanskrit Culture; History of Hindu Religious Traditions; Ancient to Medieval Indian cultural history.
Mark Regnerus
Mark Regnerus, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-6307
E-mail: regnerus@prc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Sociology of Religion; Family; Adolescence; Sexuality; HIV/AIDS in Africa; Human Motivation
 
Denise Spellberg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7202
E-mail: dams@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Medieval Islamic history, religion, and gender, Islamic historiography, and Islam in Europe and America.
Robert Woodberry
Robert Woodberry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Sociology
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-6308
E-mail: bobwood@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Impact of missionaries and different colonial governments on education, economic development and democracy in post-colonial societies; spread of religious liberty; international diffusion of social movements; religious influences on political institutions and the economy; religious attitudes of elites; religious tolerance


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