Supervisors Accepting New Graduate Students

The following Supervisors are accepting new graduate students in the listed research areas. Prospective graduate students are encouraged to contact faculty members to discuss research projects.

Supervisors Accepting New Graduate Students

Wendi Adamek

Wendi Adamek

  • Chinese Buddhism, especially Yogācāra and Buddhist Art and Archeology
  • Practicescapes theory (relationships between environments and human practices)
  • Buddhism and therapeutic modes
  • Contemplative Studies

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Reyes Bertolin Cebrian

Reyes Bertolin Cebrian

  • Greek literature
  • Greek sport
  • Comparative myth/ literature

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Marica Cassis

Marica Cassis

  • Byzantine archaeology and social history
  • Late Antique archaeology and social history in the Near East
  • Syriac archaeology and history
  • Gender theory in archaeology (related to the above fields)

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Lindsay Driediger-Murphy

Lindsay Driediger-Murphy

  • Roman religion
  • Early Christianity and its interactions with non-Christian religions
  • Ancient divination
  • Greek and Roman historiography

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Christopher Framarin

Christopher Framarin

Within Hindu textual traditions:

  • Ethics
  • Value theory
  • Soteriology
  • Motivation
  • Renunciation

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Katrin Froese

Katrin Froese

  • Continental philosophy
  • Daoist philosophy
  • Comparative philosophy of religion

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Irving Hexham

Irving Hexham

  • National Socialism and Religion
  • New Religious Movements
  • Afrikaner Nationalism and Religion

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Lisa Hughes

Lisa Hughes

  • Roman art and archaeology
  • Roman gardens
  • Representations of gender in antiquity
  • Roman social history
  • 3D modelling

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Joy Palacios

Joy Palacios

  • Religious practice, culture, and literature of the French Counter-Reformation
  • Priestly training and seminaries in early modern France
  • Church and theater (spectacle, representational practices, antitheatricality, religious drama) in early modern France

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Tinu Ruparell

Tinu Ruparell

  • Philosophy of Religion Hermeneutics
  • Pluralism, Interreligious Dialogue, Multiculturalism, Religion in the Public Sphere
  • Religion and Science, Health Humanities
  • Indian and Comparative philosophy

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Rachel Schmidt

Rachel Schmidt

  • Humanism and literature in early-modern Spain and Latin America
  • Religion in medieval and early-modern Spain and colonial-era Latin America
  • Visual culture in medieval and early-modern Spain and colonial Latin America
  • Christian pilgrimage, especially the Camino de Santiago

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Hanne Sigismund Nielsen

Hanne Sigismund Nielsen

  • Roman history
  • Roman social history
  • Latin epigraphy
  • Roman biography
  • Roman women
  • Roman children

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Peter Toohey

Peter Toohey

  • Cultural history of mental illness in Rome
  • Cultural history of disability in Rome
  • Greek and Roman Epic

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