Faculty and Staff


This list of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences faculty and staff members may be viewed either alphabetically or by department.

Faculty and Staff Within Religious Studies

Barnard, George William (Bill)           214-768-2135 Website

Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Research Interests: Comparitive Mysticism, Theory and Methods, Religion and the Social Sciences, Contemporary Spirituality, Religion and Healing, Religion and Science, , Pedagogy, Spirituality
Brown, Kenitra           214-768-2095

Administrative Assistant

Rice University

Chancey, Mark A.           214-768-2095 Website


Ph.D., Duke University

Research Interests: Gospels, Historical Jesus, Palestine, Bible, New Testament Studies, Judaism, Archaeology
Cogley, Richard W.           214-768-2099

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Princeton University

Research Interests: Puritanism, Religious History, Early Modern Western Civilization, Islam, Christianity
DeTemple, Jill           214-768-2102 Website

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Research Interests: Development Organizations, Pentecostalism, Religion Theory and Method, Latin America
Elverskog, Johan     johan@mail.smu.edu       214-768-4127 Website


Ph.D., Indiana University at Bloomington

Frolov, Serge           214-768-4478 Website

Associate Professor, Nate & Ann Levine Endowed Chair Jewish Studies

Ph.D., Leningrad University and Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Research Interests: Hebrew Bible, Jewish History, Biblical Hermeneutics, Theology, Judaism, Ancient Near East
Lamoreaux, John           214-768-1529 Website

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Duke University

Research Interests: Intellectual History, Muslims, Syro-Palestine, Eastern Religions, Western Religions, Islam, History of Theology, Theory and Methods, Christianity, Patristics
Lindquist, Steven E.           214-768-2105 Website

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Research Interests: Sanskrit, Religion, Indian Numismatics, South Asian Religions, Eastern Religions, Hindu