Faculty Page

Faculty Page

Photo Credit: Garrett Zeigler, Tak bat almsgiving, Luang Prabang, Laos


Dr. Steven Vose, Interim Director, Religious Studies Minor
(PhD, South Asia Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2013)


Dr. Kari Alexander, Senior Instructor, Dept. of Sociology
(M.A. Colorado State University., M.A. Iliff School of Theology, Ph.D. University of Colorado) Sociology and Religion

Dr. Soumia Bardhan Assistant Professor, Communication Department (Ph.D. University of New Mexico, U.S., M.A. University of Madras, India) Islam/Religion, Politics, and Communication; New Media and the Middle East; Muslim Minority Identities and Discursive Practices

Dr. Nancy Ciccone, Associate Professor, Department of English (M.A., Ph.D. University of California- Berkeley)
Bible as Literature, Medieval Theology and Philosophy

Dr. Colleen Donnelly, Associate Professor, Department of English (M.A. University of Colorado, Ph.D. University of Washington)
Medieval (European) Women, Narrative Traditions

Dr. Sarah Hagelin, Associate Professor, Department of English (M.A. Purdue University, Ph.D. University of Virginia)
Religious Narratives, American Culture Studies, Women and Gender Studies

Dr. Rachel Harding, Associate Professor., Department of Ethnic Studies (MFA Brown University, Ph.D. University of Colorado)
Shamanic Traditions, African Atlantic Spiritual Traditions, Brazilian Spiritual and Healing Traditions

Dr. Bassem Hassan, Associate Professor, Clinical Teaching Track,  Department of Political Science (Ph.D. University of Denver)
Middle Eastern Politics, Islamic Politics and Culture

Dr. Robert Metcalf, Professor, Department of Philosophy (M.A. Vanderbilt University, Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University)
Ancient Greek Philosophy, Nietzsche, Freud, Philosophy of Religion

Dr. K. Mohrman, Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Track, Department of Ethnic Studies (M.A. New York University, Ph.D.University of Minnesota, )
Religion in America, Critical Mormon Studies

Dr. Dale J. Stahl, Assistant Professor, Department of History (Ph.D., M. Phil., M.A. Columbia University)
Middle East, International Islamic History 

Dr. Steven VoseAssistant Professor, Bhagwan Suparshvanatha Endowed Professorship in Jain Studies, Department of History (M.T.S., Harvard University Divinity School, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia)
Cultural and Religious History of South Asia, South Asian Religious Traditions (Jainism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Islam), History of Nonviolence, Religious and Ethno-Nationalism, Indian Ocean 

Dr. Stephanie Yuhas, Lecturer, Religious Studies Program (Ph.D. University of Denver/Iliff School of Theology)
World Religions, Indigenous Spiritual Traditions, Ecology

Retired Faculty

Dr. Sharon Coggan, Director, Associate Prof. C/T, Dept. of Philosophy (M.T.S. Harvard University, M.A. Stanford University, Ph.D. Syracuse University)
History of Religion, Psychology of Religion, Eastern Thought, Jungian Theory