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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
Coston, Matthew mdc14e@my.fsu.edu New Religious Movements; Commodification of Religion; Religion and Technology; Religion and Art; Esotericism in America; Globalization 206 DOD
Hodne, Jason jh14t@my.fsu.edu   101 DOD
Sweatman, Adam aks14@my.fsu.edu 20th Century American Religion; Contemporary Protestantism; American Evangelicalism; Religion in the American South; American Skepticism; Religion and Literature; Religion and Film; Theopoetics; Religion and Politics; Political Theology 206 DOD

Ph.D Student
Name
Email
Research Areas
Office
Blythe, Christopher
CV
cjb10e@fsu.edu Nineteenth-century American Religion, Religion and Politics, Colonial Witchcraft, New Religious Movements, Mormonism, African-American Islam 101 DOD
Brasich, Adam asb11d@my.fsu.edu Mormonism; Neo-orthodoxy; Calvinism and Lutheranism in 19th century America; Theory and Method in the Study of Religion; Confessionalism; Colonial and Antebellum American history; "New Calvinism"; Restorationism; Religion in the U.S. South. 101 DOD
Crow, John
Crow, John

CV

jlcrow@fsu.edu The Body and Embodiment; Emergent 19th and Early 20th Century American Religions Including Theosophy, Spiritualism, New Thought; Western Esotericism; Interaction Between Science and Religion; Buddhism in the West. 206 DOD
Dillard, Daniel C. dcd08@my.fsu.edu Environmental Religion; American Transcendentalism; Religion and Literature; Islam N/A
Fleer, Joshua
Fleer, Joshua

CV
jdf08d@my.fsu.edu Sports and religion in American history; Stone–Campbell Movement; Native American religions; Embodiment and American religious history; House of David and Mary’s City of David 323 DIF
Gray, Lauren
Gray, Lauren

CV
Lmd04e@my.fsu.edu Early Modern Atlantic World; Gender, Bodies, and Sexuality; Religion and Medicine N/A

Graziano, Michael

mag06h@my.fsu.edu Religion in the Early Republic and Antebellum period; American Civil Religion; Religion and the American Military; Theory and Method in the Study of Religion 101 DOD
Heise, Tammy
CV
theise@fsu.edu Restorationism in North America, particularly the intersection of evangelical Protestant, Mormon and Native American religions in the West; narrative and ritual in the emergence of the Pentecostal movement and formation of the Assemblies of God; and Islam in America  206 DOD
Hicks, Jacob jeh12d@my.fsu.edu Colonial American Religious History; The Atlantic World to 1800; Religion and Politics in the Early Republic; History and Historiography of American Baptists; John Leland; History of Christianity; Islam (particularly in North America); Early U.S. perceptions of Islam; American Missionaries in the Late Ottoman Empire. 323 DIF
Horton, Shaun
CV
sdh05f@fsu.edu Religion and Media in the U.S.; Religion and Entertainment; Historiography of Religion and Science; American Evangelicalism; Humor 206 DOD
Leverage, Megan ml14h@my.fsu.edu Apocalypticism in American Culture; Mormonism; Methods and Approaches to the Study of Religion; Religion and Technology; Religious Practice in New Media 206 DOD
McCrary, Charlie cmccrary@fsu.edu Nineteenth-century cultural and intellectual history; history of American education; Pacific world; religion and law; secularism; early American Methodism; historiography of American religions 206 DOD
McKee, Andrew am13ag@my.fsu.edu Research interests: American Religious History, Nationalism and Empire, the Long Nineteenth century, Haunting and the Supernatural, Work and Class, and Theory and Method. 101 DOD
Park, Miles Adam
Park, Miles Adam

CV
Map09k@my.fsu.edu Christianity and Mixed Martial Arts; Christian Sex Toys and Lingerie; Religion and Popular Culture; Religion and the Body; History of Medicine; Material Culture; Ethnography N/A
Roeber, Daniel
Roeber, Daniel

drr12e@my.fsu.edu

Religion in the Early U.S. Republic; Religion and Politics; U.S. Intellectual History; American Evangelicalism; Religion and Media

415 DIF
Ross, Meredith
mr09@my.fsu.edu

 

425 DIF
Stoddard, Brad
CV
bstoddard@fsu.edu American Religious History, World Religions, Religion and Law, Prison Reform, Theory and Method in the Study of Religion 101 DOD
Tareen, Sher st13m@my.fsu.edu   425 DIF
Wells, Daniel dew13c@my.fsu.edu   206 DOD

 

History and Ethnography of Religions


MA Student
Name
Email
Research Areas
Office
Miller, Jesse jcm14b@my.fsu.edu   120C DOD
Reed, Ian ibr12@my.fsu.edu Hindu Philosophy and Theology, Hindu Influences on Western Literature, Religion and Law, Comparative Religion, Sufism 120C DOD
Wallace, Ashley anw13b@my.fsu.edu   107 DOD

Ph.D Student
Name
Email
Research Areas
Office
Beitman, Logan lrb13d@my.fsu.edu   107 DOD
Mullins, Ronald rem06h@my.fsu.edu   116 DOD
Peters, Rebecca rlp08c@fsu.edu   436A DIF
Riggan, James jriggan@
admin.fsu.edu
Modern Islamic Thought, Islamic Sectarianism, Religion and Politics, Religion and Conflict 107 DOD

 

Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy


MA Student
Name
Email
Research Areas
Office
Clark, Erin eec14b@my.fsu.edu Comparative Ethics, Biomedical Ethics,  Catholic Moral Theology, Human Rights, Islamic Tradition. 329 DIF

Ph.D Student
Name
Email
Research Areas
Office
Butool, S. Beena sbb13h@my.fsu.edu   432 DIF
Carrico, Tommy
Carrico, Tommy
tcarrico@fsu.edu Comparative Religious Ethics, Political Economy, Theory and Method in the Study of Religion, Islamic Tradition, Christian Tradition 116 DOD
Cosgrove, Lauren
Cosgrove, Lauren
cosgrove.la
@gmail.com
Comparative Religious Ethics in Islam and Christianity; Women, Violence, and Religion; Postcolonial Feminist Philosophy 425 DIF
Cox, Emily ewcox@fsu.edu Religion and Gender, Bioethics, Comparative Ethics, Catholic Moral Theology 116 DOD
Donovan, Ryan rmd12e@my.fsu.edu Religion and political theory; pragmatism, hermeneutics and critical theory; comparative ethics 206 DOD
Gottlieb, Jeffrey
Gottlieb, Jeffrey
jgottlieb@fsu.edu Human Rights, Freedom of Religion, Religion and Law, Comparative Religious Ethics, Genocide, Torture 323 DIF
Greene, Thomas thg02@my.fsu.edu Comparative Religious Ethics in Islam and Christianity, Political Philosophy, Religion and Law, Christian Tradition, International Human Rights, Poverty, Religious Liberty, John Rawls. 425 DIF
Harry, Richard reh07e@my.fsu.edu Religion & Modernity; Philosophy of Religion; Pragmatism; Moral/Ethical Theory; Theory & Method in the Study of Religion; Hermeneutics and Critical Theory; Philosophy of History 116 DOD
Houston, Sam
Houston, Sam

CV
jsam.glass
@gmail.com
Comparative Religious Ethics; Islamic Political Thought; Christian Political Thought; Pragmatism and Religion; Just War Theory; Human Rights 116 DOD
Livingston, William wrl14b@my.fsu.edu Human rights, genocide, war, torture, Pragmatism, liberalism, political ethics, bioethics, feminism, queer theory, visual theory, pop culture, Christian-Islamic comparative ethics, citizenship, democratic action, cosmopolitanism. 116 DOD
Lupo, Joshua jsl11f@fsu.edu Modern Jewish Philosophy; Continental Philosophy and Religion; Political Theory; Christian Tradition; Pragmatism and Religion 116 DOD
Marks, Tamara tm05e@my.fsu.edu Kierkegaard ; Religious and Philosophical Ethics; Notions of the "Afterlife" and Moral Reasoning; Theoretical Approaches to the Study of Religion 425 DIF
Moret, Ross rdm12b@my.fsu.edu Christian Tradition, Islamic Tradition, Comparative Religious Ethics, Theory and Method in the Study of Religion, Political Theory, Pragmatism, Kierkegaard 425 DIF
Temoney, Kate
CV
ket05c@my.fsu.edu Human Rights; Genocide; The Problem of Evil; Just War Theory; Buddhist Ethics; Comparative Ethics 120C DOD

Religions of Western Antiquity

MA Student
Name
Email
Research Areas
Office
Cassorla, Leah lfc04e@my.fsu.edu   112 DOD

Ph.D Student
Name
Email
Research Areas
Office
Baldrick-Morrone, Tara tbaldrickmorrone
@fsu.edu
Conceptions of the Body and Resurrection in early Christianity; Ancient Medicine; Rhetoric; Method and Theory; Pedagogy 112 DOD
Bay, Carson
Bay, Carson

CV
cmb14k@my.fsu.edu Paideia; historiography; philology; Classics; social & literary theory; manuscript studies; realia; Asia Minor; Roman Egypt; Gnosticism; social history; apocalypticism, narrative/story; hermeneutics/philosophy of language. 112 DOD
Binyam, Yonatan ybinyam@fsu.edu Early Christianity; Jewish-Christian Relations in Antiquity; The Separation Between Judaism and Christianity; The Construction of the Jewish Identity in Ancient Christian Polemics; Ethiopic Studies; The History of Christianity 112 DOD
Bledsoe, Seth
CV
sab08j@my.fsu.edu Judaism in the Achaemenid and Hellenistic Empires; Wisdom Literature in Israelite and Cognate Traditions; Book of Ahiqar; Ancient Fiction/Narrative in the Mediterranean World; Apocryphal Acts of Peter 112 DOD
Chance, LaBron lrc07@fsu.edu Representations of the figure of Jeremiah from post exilic to rabbinic literature; the adaptation of Hebrew Scripture by sectarian and schismatic groups 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 112 DOD
Furiasse, Amanda
Furiasse, Amanda
af13r@my.fsu.edu Theoretical approaches to the study of early Christian ethics; the relation of art history to literary history, textual studies, and linguistics in Early Christian studies 112 DOD
Griffin, Ralph rcg14c@my.fsu.edu   112 DOD
Jurgens, Blake baj14@my.fsu.edu   112 DOD
Lollar, Jacob jlollar@fsu.edu Early Jews and Christians in their Greco-Roman context; Ancient Greek scholarship; Josephus; Philo; Syriac literature; Pseudepigraphy
112 DOD
Roark, Kyle kroark@fsu.edu Enoch, Apocalyptic Literature, Dead Sea Scrolls, Wisdom & Literature in the Helenistic Age 112 DOD
Scott, Elizabeth emscott2@fsu.edu Intertextual studies; Rhetorical criticism; all things apocalyptic; historical Jesus; sociological approaches 112 DOD
Short, Harold hshort@fsu.edu   112 DOD
Skelton, David das12c2@fsu.edu Identity Formation in Second Temple Judaism; Prayer and Liturgy as Identity Formation; Parody in Second Temple Texts; Re-told Bible; The Development and Reinterpretation of Tradition; Rhetorical and Literary Criticism; Textual Criticism; OT Theology and Its Relationship to Classical Theology and Philosophy; Syro-Palestinian Archaeology; Culture and Religion of the ANE; Stone-Campbell Movement 112 DOD
Steen, Sheldon ss14f@my.fsu.edu Judaism and Christianity in the Greco-Roman World, Apocalyptic Literature, Narrative Criticism, Postcolonial Hermeneutics 112 DOD
Whitley, Thomas
Whitley, Thomas

CV
tjw11c@my.fsu.edu
Sexual Slander and Identity Formation in Late Antique Christianity; Carpocrates and the Carpocratians; "Heresy" and "Orthodoxy" in Early Christianity; Heresiology as a Genre; Epiphanius; Jewish-Christian Relations in Antiquity; Gender and Sexuality in Christianity, Judaism, and Graeco-Roman Religions
112 DOD