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Robert H Abzug

Robert H Abzug

Professor, Department of American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 475 7240, +1 512 475 6178

Expertise: History of religion in America; History of psychology in America; Reform and social movements; History of the Holocaust; Jewish studies

Samer M Ali

Samer M Ali

Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Expertise: Arabic literature, art, culture, politics; Islamic religion, Quran, women and gender in Islam; Arabo-Islamic history and civilization.

Steven J Friesen

Steven J Friesen

Professor, Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 8629

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 G Gunn

Joshua G Gunn

Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
+1 512 471 3933, +1 512 471 5251

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 A Hyder

Associate Professor, Department of Asian Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Expertise: Islam in South Asia; Urdu language and literature; aesthetics in South Asia and the Middle East

Cory F Juhl

Professor, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 4944

Expertise: Philosophy of science; philosophy of mind; logic, philosophy of religion, formal learning theory

Robert H Kane

Robert H Kane

Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 4857

Expertise: Free will and responsibility; ethics and contemporary moral issues; theory of values; philosophy of religion; politics and culture

Janice  Leoshko

Janice Leoshko

Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts
+1 512 232 2581

Expertise: Asian art history; Asian culture; Indian and Tibetan religions, Arts & Humanities.

Brian P Levack

Brian P Levack

Professor and John E. Green Regents Professorship in History; Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 475 7204

Expertise: Witchcraft; witch trials and prosecution; demonic possession; torture, past and present; Reformation.

Aloysius P Martinich

Aloysius P Martinich

Professor, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 6770

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 L McDaniel

Eric L McDaniel

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 232 7268

Expertise: African American politics; faith and religion; churches and political activism; race, elections and political behavior.

Guy H Miller

Guy H Miller

Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 475 7212

Expertise: Religion and culture; Jesus in popular culture; History of religion in America; Ben Hur.

Gail Minault

Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 475 7214

Expertise: 19th and 20th century history of India, including religion and politics, intellectual and social history, and women''s movements.

Mark  Regnerus

Mark Regnerus

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 232 6307

Expertise: Sociology of Religion; Family; Adolescence; Sexuality; HIV/AIDS in Africa; Human Motivation

Delida  Sanchez

Delida Sanchez

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 0805

Expertise: Central to Dr. Sanchez’ work is identifying and incorporating culturally-specific constructs into her research design and interventions to advance mental health and behavioral interventions for youth of color. She is currently interested in perceived racial discrimination, racial identity, risk behaviors, and mental health outcomes among Black and Latino adolescents. Her research also examines identity development, particularly regarding the intersections of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, and religion among populations of color. Dr. Sanchez implements her research to improve culturally competent clinical supervision and training.

Denise A Spellberg

Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 475 7202

Expertise: Medieval Islamic history, religion, and gender, Islamic historiography, and Islam in Europe and America.