Our Religion faculty spans a broad scope of experience and focus, counting among its ranks authors of books on topics ranging from feminist theory to Hindu goddess worship to the role of animals in the Christian tradition.
Click on a faculty member's name to learn more about their educational background and research interests.
Professor of Religion
Kyle E. White 101
Specialty: Hinduism; Feminism and Religion; Tamil literature; Religion and the Body
Laura HobgoodProfessor of Religion
Kyle E. White 105
Banafsheh MadaninejadPart-Time Assistant Professor of Religion
Kyle E. White 108
Associate Professor of Religion
Kyle E. White 111
Specialty: I am a specialist in Native American religious studies, and am particularly interested in narrative/folklore, identity, and the active role of place in native religious activity. I also teach courses on Sacred Space, Gender and Sexuality, Myth and Narrative, and other non-textual religious traditions.