Current Graduate Student List

American Religious History
History and Ethnography of Religions
Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy
Religions of Western Antiquity


American Religious History

MA Student 

Name Email Research Areas Office
Austin, Nicolas nsa14@my.fsu.edu American Catholicism; Lived Religion; Religion and Politics 206 DOD
Burnside, Timothy tb14e@my.fsu.edu 20th and 21st Century American Religious History; Self-Help and Therapeutic Culture; Religion and Popular Culture  101 DOD
Iliff, Haley hi12@my.fsu.edu Religious Ladies (Lived Religion of Women); College Campus Ministry; Religion & Politics  425 DIF

Ph.D Student

Name Email Research Areas Office
Adkins, Tucker tfa15@my.fsu.edu Colonial America; Puritanism; Aermons and Print Culture 206 DOD
Burton, Kevin kmb16f@my.fsu.edu Apocalyptic/Millenarian/Prophetic Religions in America; Exercise of Religious Authority; Religious Freedom and Intolerance  206 DOD
Dean, Taylor Wilson tdean@fsu.edu American Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism; Reception History; Pop Culture and American Religion 323 DIF
Gardner, Andrew abg15@my.fsu.edu Nineteenth Century Protestantism, Religious Education, Baptist History and Thought 101 DOD
Lee, Jesse jjl17b@my.fsu.edu Mainline Protestantism; Anglo-Catholicism; Asian American History & Identity 323 DIF
Leverage, Megan ml14h@my.fsu.edu American Religious History; New Religious Movements; Mormonism 404A DIF
McCrary, Charles cmccrary@fsu.edu Secularism; Religious Freedom; Nineteenth-Century American Culture 101 DOD
McKee, Andrew am13ag@my.fsu.edu Religion and Empire; State Power; Native American Religious History 101 DOD
McLaughlin, Michael mm17ae@my.fsu.edu Ethnic and Racial Identity; Religion and Politics; Paganisms and Heathenisms 417 DIF
Roeber, Daniel drr12e@my.fsu.edu Religion and Politics in the Early Republic; American Intellectual History; Modern Global Evangelicalism 101 DOD
Ross, Meredith mr09@my.fsu.edu 20th Century American Religious History; Religion and Information; Church Libraries 101 DOD
Sweatman, Adam asweatman@fsu.edu The Emerging Church Movement; 20th Century Evangelicalism in the U.S.; Religion and Literature/Film 206 DOD
Tareen, Sher Afgan st13m@my.fsu.edu Islam in America; Religion and Education; Theories of Gender; Affect; Space 323 DIF
Wells, Daniel dew13c@my.fsu.edu Twentieth-Century American Religious History; Evangelicalism; Material Religion 206 DOD 

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History and Ethnography of Religions

MA Student

Name Email Research Areas Office
Berry, Alycia alb11r@my.fsu.edu Notions of the Body in Chinese Buddhism; Chinese Esoteric Buddhism; Medicine & Chinese Religions  425 DIF
Brown, Amanda anb17e@my.fsu.edu Tibetan Buddhism 120C DOD
Bush, Abigail  aeb16c@my.fsu.edu Tibetan Buddhism; Narratives; Tibetan Folk Tales  107 DOD 
Dyehouse, Andrea Renee ard15b@my.fsu.edu Religion Education; Southern Africa; Protestant Missionary History  
Foltz, Cameron  ckf05@my.fsu.edu Amdo (Tibetan cultural region); Religion and Economics; Deity Cults 120C DOD
Lott, Greige gal16f@my.fsu.edu Medieval Chinese Religions; State-Sangha Relations; Religio-Political Legitimation  404B DIF
Nall, Corbin cgn15b@my.fsu.edu Chinese Buddhist Demonology; Buddhist Divinity; Shifting Identities 404B DIF
Shump, Darian djs16c@my.fsu.edu Uyghur Studies; Ethnic Identity; Historical Memory  107 DOD
Walker, Brittany bzw15@my.fsu.edu West African Religions; Indigenous Religious Movements; Religious Social Activism 415 DIF

Ph.D Student

Name Email Research Areas Office
Carter, Cristina cuc04@my.fsu.edu Caribbean; West Africa; Latin America  M04A DOD
Litchford, Marah ml17n@my.fsu.edu Tibetan Buddhist Ethics and Violence; Tibetan Diaspora Self-Identity; Tibetan Cultural & Linguistic Preservation 120C DOD
Miller, Jesse jcm14b@my.fsu.edu West Africa, Funerals, Economic Anthropology M04A DOD
Mullins, Roland rem06h@my.fsu.edu South Asian Religious Historiography; Authority and Reception of Vedas in Shakta-Shaiva Theology; History of Texts Technologies in India; Sanskrit language; I-E Poetics. 415 DIF
Peters, Rebecca rlp08c@fsu.edu Hinduism; Film Studies; Gender Studies 428 DIF
Propst, Amanda aep16d@my.fsu.edu Ibadi Islam; Medieval Islam; Religious Identity  419 DIF
Reed, Ian ibr12@my.fsu.edu Hinduism in Bengal; Shi'a Islam in Bengal; Religious Ritual and Performance 107 DOD
Riggan, James jriggan@fsu.edu Islam; Qur'anic healing; North Africa 404A DIF

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Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy

MA Student

Name Email Research Areas Office
Lootens, Kathryn kll10c@my.fsu.edu Ethics of Biblical Interpretation; Psychology of Religion; History of Gender and Sexual Ethics in Christianity  425 DIF
Stanek, Joshua jstanek@fsu.edu Human Rights; Political Ethics; Comparative Religious Ethics   
Schwenk, Christopher cls14e@my.fsu.edu Liberation Theology; Catholic Social Teaching; Anglican Social Theology 425 DIF

Ph.D Student

Name Email Research Areas Office
Arredondo, Luke lga02c@my.fsu.edu Catholic Sexual Ethics; The Thought of John Paul II; Islamic Family Law 436 DIF
Butool, S. Beena sbb13h@my.fsu.edu Islamic Ethics; Science and Religion; Christian Ethics 415 DIF
Carpenter, Joshua jwc16b@my.fsu.edu Fundamentalism(American Christian & Islamic); Ordinary Language Philosophy; Political Theory  329 DIF
Carrico, Thomas tcarrico@fsu.edu Capitalism and Child Labor; Theory and Method in the Study of Religion; Comparative Religious Ethics  
Cosgrove, Lauren lcosgrove@fsu.edu Comparative Religious Ethics; Gender, Violence, and Religion; Feminist Ethics 329 DIF
Cox, Emily ewcox@fsu.edu Religion and Bioethics; Religion in Public and Political Discourse; Comparative Religious Ethics  
Donovan, Ryan rmd12e@my.fsu.edu Political Theory; Modern Jewish Philosophy; Moral Philosophy 128C DIF
Gottlieb, Jeffrey jgottlieb@fsu.edu Human Rights; Freedom of Religion; Religion and Law; Comparative Religious Ethics; Genocide; Torture  
Greene, Thomas  thg02@my.fsu.edu Comparative Religious Ethics in Islam and Christianity; Religious Conceptions of Justice; Political Philosophy 417 DIF
Harry, Richard reh07e@my.fsu.edu Historicism; Philosophy & Epistemology of Religion; Religious Ethics 329 DIF
Lane, Steven sl15ac@my.fsu.edu Christian Political Thought; Catholic & Evangelical Moral Theory; Religious Authority 417 DIF
Livingston, William wrl14b@my.fsu.edu Human Rights Theory and Advancement; Political Ethics; The Critical Study of Popular Culture 436 DIF
Lovestone, Lauren Rose lrl17@my.fsu.edu The Phenomenology of Edith Stein; The Intersection of Religion and Trauma; Ethnography 128C DIF
Lupo, Joshua jsl11f@fsu.edu Continental Philosophy and Religion; Modern Jewish Philosophy; Christian Ethics  
Marks, Tamara  tm05e@my.fsu.edu Kierkegaard Studies; Comparative Religious Ethics; Death and Afterlife  
Moats, Nathan nam15h@my.fsu.edu Social and Political thought in the Protestant Reformation; Morality in Politics and Society; Christian and Jewish Traditions 419 DIF
Moret, Ross rdm12b@my.fsu.edu Muslim Ethics; Christian Ethics; Theory and Method in the Study of Religion 206 DOD

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Religions of Western Antiquity

MA Student

Name Email Research Areas Office

Ph.D Student

Name Email Research Areas Office
Angulo, Giancarlo gpa15@my.fsu.edu Dead Sea Scrolls; Second Temple Judaism; Method and Theory 112 DOD
Baldrick-Morrone, Tara tbaldrickmorrone
@fsu.edu
Ancient and Modern Rhetorical Uses of Martyrdom; Early Christian Conceptions of Abortion; Critical Approaches to Introductory Pedagogy 112 DOD
Bay, Carson cmb14k@my.fsu.edu Ancient Historiography; Josephus; Race and Ethnicity in Antiquity 112 DOD
Collins-Elliott, Jennifer  jac07w@my.fsu.edu The "Body" in Early Christianity; Conversion Conflicts Between Jews and Christians; Relics; Legislation of Religious Practice in Late Antiquity; Transmission of Theological Concepts from Greek into Latin; Christian Heresies in the 2nd-6th Centuries  
Daly, Sean snd12@my.fsu.edu Jews and Christians in Their Greco-Roman Context; Religious Competition in Late Antiquity; Biography and Historiography. 112 DOD
Edwards, David dre16b@my.fsu.edu Conflict Between Jewish Christian and Pauline Gentile Communities; Pauline Chronology/Biography; Early Gentile Christian Identity in the Greco-Roman of Diaspora Jewish World  112 DOD
Furiasse, Amanda af13r@my.fsu.edu Sectarianism; Comparative Religions 128C DIF
Griffin, Ralph  rcg14c@my.fsu.edu Economics of the Second Temple Period (especially Debt Relationships); Wisdom Literature; Literary-Critical Approaches to Biblical Studies 112 DOD
Henderson, Jordan jjh17e@my.fsu.edu Early Jewish and Christian Historiography; Historical Jesus; Josephus 112 DOD
Jurgens, Blake  baj14@my.fsu.edu Ancient Demonologies; The Dead Sea Scrolls; Pseudepigraphic Literature 112 DOD
Leary, LaToya lml16b@my.fsu.edu Hebrew Bible; Dead Sea Scrolls; God & Human Identity in Christian & Jewish Texts  112 DOD
Lollar, Jacob  jlollar@fsu.edu Syriac Christianity; Apocryphal New Testament; Philo of Alexandria and Allegorical Interpretation 112 DOD
Matson, Joshua jmm15m
@my.fsu.edu
Qumran and Dead Sea Scrolls; Antique Jewish Authoritative Texts; Prophecy in Second Temple Judaism 112 DOD
Roark, Kyle kroark@fsu.edu Religion and Technology; Apocalypticism; Hellenistic Judaism  
Steen, Sheldon  ss14f@my.fsu.edu Jewish and Christian Apocalyptic Literature; Jewish-Christian Relations in Antiquity; Identity Construction and Formation in Early Jewish and Christian Discourse 112 DOD
Stewart, Joseph jkstewart@fsu.edu Hebrew Bible; Second Temple Judaism; Samaritan Studies 112 DOD
Vandergriff, Kenneth
 
kav16@my.fsu.edu Apocalypticism in the New Testament; Atonement and Sacrifice; Jewish-Christian Relations in the 1st Century  112 DOD

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