Contact

Department of Religious Studies
2604 Cathedral of Learning 
Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences 
University of Pittsburgh 
4200 Fifth Avenue 
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
412.624.5990
fax: 412.624.5994
relgst@pitt.edu

Department Chair

Dr. Linda Penkower
2609 Cathedral of Learning
412.624.2277
penkower@pitt.edu

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Dr. Rachel Kranson 
2606 Cathedral of Learning
412.624.2279
kranson@pitt.edu

Director of Graduate Studies

Dr. Adam Shear
2601 Cathedral of Learning
412.624.2280
ashear@pitt.edu 

Department Administrator

Maureen Henderson
2604 Cathedral of Learning
412.624.5990
mmh47@pitt.edu

Payroll Administrator

Steve Lander
928 Cathedral of Learning
412.624.2695
sll4@pitt.edu

Events Coordinator

Heidi Castaneda
401 Cathedral of Learning
412.624.7232
hec59@pitt.edu 

Graduate Administrator

Briar Somerville
624 Cathedral of Learning
412.624.8150
kbs47@pitt.edu

Program Assistant

Fredricka Odelstierna
602 Cathedral of Learning
412.624.8519
fco1@pitt.edu

Financial Administrator

Leah Gogniat
2632 Cathedral of Learning
412.624.5990
leg75@pitt.edu

Graduate Student Liaison

David Givens
412.383.1512
dlg43@pitt.edu