Brock Bahler
Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Clark Chilson
Associate Professor
Margarita Delgado Creamer
Visiting Assistant Professor
Haya S. Feig
Associate Teaching Professor
Benjamin Gordon
Associate Professor
Daniel Heifetz
Assistant Teaching Professor
Paula M. Kane
Rachel Kranson
Associate Professor and Director of Jewish Studies
Cuilan Liu
Assistant Professor
Hilla Nehushtan
Visiting Lecturer and Israel Institute Fellow
Marcela Perdomo
Visiting Lecturer
Adam Shear
Associate Professor and Department Chair


Rebecca Labovitz
Program Coordinator and Course Scheduler
Matthew Spinneweber
Fiscal Administrator
Allison Thompson
Administrative Officer, Departments of Linguistics and Religious Studies/Jewish Studies

Affiliated Faculty

Joseph S. Alter
Professor of Cultural Anthropology
Elizabeth Archibald
Teaching Associate Professor of History
Mohammed A. Bamyeh
Professor of Sociology
Joel Brady
Program Coordinator, Center for Teaching and Learning and Part-Time Instructor of Religious Studies
Nancy Condee
Professor of Slavic Language and Literatures and Film Studies
Nicole Constable
Professor and Chair of Anthropology
Tucker S. Ferda
Assistant Professor, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
David Givens
Instructor, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health
Patrick Hughes
Assistant Director, National Consortium for Teaching about Asia, Asian Studies Center and Part-Time Instructor of Religious Studies
Hannah Johnson
Professor of English
Christopher Lemery
Liaison Librarian – Religious Studies, University Library System
Irina Livezeanu
Associate Professor Emeritus of Hisotry
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Ryan McDermott
Associate Professor of English
Soorakkulame Pemarathana
Pittsburgh Buddhist Center and Part-Time Instructor of Religious Studies
James Pickett
Assistant Professor of History
Lara Putnam
UCIS Research Professor of History
Marcus Rediker
Distinguished Professor of History
Andrew J. Strathern
Mellon Professor of Cultural Anthropology
Donald Sutton
Professor Emeritus of History, Carnegie Mellon University
Jennifer Waldron
Associate Professor of English
Jonathan Weinkle, MD, FAAP, FACP
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Medicine and Part-Time Instructor of Religious Studies
Ronald J. Zboray
Professor of Communication

Emeritus and Retirees

Milica Bakić-Hayden
Lecturer Emeritus
H. David Brumble
Professor Emeritus of English
Fred W. Clothey
Professor Emeritus
Rebecca Denova
Senior Lecturer Emeritus
Tony Edwards
Associate Professor Emeritus
Bernard R. Goldstein
University Professor Emeritus
Maureen M. Henderson
Administrative Officer Emeritus
Alexander Orbach
Associate Professor Emeritus

In Memoriam

Linda Penkower
Associate Professor
Richard H. Wilmer, Jr.
Founding Chair