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Asma Afsaruddin


Phone: (812)856-7347
Email: aafsarud@indiana.edu
Campus Address: GA3041


Asma Afsaruddin Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society, CSRES Executive Committee (812)856-7347 aafsarud@indiana.edu Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1993 (Near Eastern Studies) Islamic religious and political thought, pre-modern and modern; Qur'an exegesis and hadith criticism; War and peace in Islamic thought and tradition; Inter-faith relations; Islamic feminism(s); Pluralism and reform in Islamic thought; Contemporary Islamic movements Islam and Modernity; War and Peace in the Islamic Tradition; Islamic Feminism(s); Islamic Texts: Tafsir; Islamic Texts: Hadith Sciences Carnegie Corporation Scholars Grant; Harry Frank Guggenheim Fellowship; American Research Institute of Turkey research grant; Center for Arabic Study Abroad III Fellowship for professors BOOKS: Striving in the Path of God: Jihad and Martyrdom in Islamic Thought and Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, forthcoming; The First Muslims: History and Memory. Oxford: Oneworld Publications, 2008; Excellence and Precedence: Medieval Islamic Discourse on Legitimate Leadership. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2002; (Editor) Hermeneutics and Honor: Negotiating Female Public Space in Islamic/ate Societies. Middle East Monograph Series. Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University, 1999; (Co-editor) Humanism, Culture and Language in the Near East: Essays in Honor of Georg Krotkoff. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 1997; ARTICLES & BOOK CHAPTERS: Article “Martyrdom” in The Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought. Ed. Wadad Kadi et al. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011 (forthcoming); “Early Women Exemplars and the Construction of Gendered Space: (Re-)Defining Feminine Moral Excellence,” in Harem Histories, ed. Marilyn Booth. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2010. Pp. 23-48; “Where Heaven and Earth Meet: Remembering Muhammad as Head of State,” in The Cambridge Companion to Muhammad. Ed. Jonathan Brockopp. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 2010. Pp. 180-198; “Demarcating Fault-Lines within Islam: Muslim Modernists and Hard-Line Islamists Engage the Shari‘a,” in Between Renewal and Tradition: Shari‘a as Discourse in Encounter with Europe. Ed. Jorgen S. Nielsen and Lisbet Christoffersen. London: Hurst, 2010. Pp. 29-44; “Debating Absolutism and Pluralism in Contemporary Islam,” in Debating the War of Ideas. Ed. Erik Patterson and John Gallagher. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Pp. 207-27; “An Altered Terrain: Engaging Islam in Post-9/11 Academia and the Public Sphere,” in The Impact of 9/11 on Religion and Philosophy: The Day that Changed Everything? Ed. Matthew J. Morgan. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Pp. 19-29; “Discerning a Qur’anic Mandate for Mutually Transformational Dialogue” in Criteria of Discernment in Interreligious Dialogue. Ed. Catherine Cornille. Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2009. Pp. 101-121; “The Hermeneutics of Inter-Faith Relations: Retrieving Moderation and Pluralism as Universal Principles in Qur’anic Exegeses,” Journal of Religious Ethics 37,Wiley, 2009. Pp.331-54. 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES-EXCOM
Jonathan Baer


Email: baerj@wabash.edu


Jonathan Baer Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society baerj@wabash.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Christopher I. Beckwith


Phone: (812)855-2428
Email: beckwith@indiana.edu
Campus Address: GA3038


Christopher Beckwith CSRES Associates (812)855-2428 beckwith@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES-ASSOC
Silvia M Bigatti


Phone: (317)274-6754
Email: sbigatti@iu.edu
Campus Address: RG6044


Silvia Bigatti Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)274-6754 sbigatti@iu.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Heather Elizabeth Blair


Email: heablair@indiana.edu
Campus Address: Sy230


Heather Blair CSRES Associates heablair@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES-ASSOC
Bennet B. Brabson


Phone: (812)855-3881
Email: brabson@indiana.edu
Campus Address: SW117


Bennet Brabson Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (812)855-3881 brabson@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Kevin D. Brown


Phone: (812)855-6145
Email: brownkd@indiana.edu
Campus Address: LW346


Kevin Brown Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (812)855-6145 brownkd@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Dorothy I. Campbell


Email: dige@iun.edu
Campus Address: HH213


Dorothy Campbell Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society dige@iun.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
James H. Capshew


Phone: (812)855-3655
Email: jcapshew@indiana.edu
Campus Address: LIE651


James Capshew Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (812)855-3655 jcapshew@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Steven Carr


Phone: (260)481-6545
Email: carr@ipfw.edu
Campus Address: Indiana—Purdue University Fort Wayne Communication Department, Neff Hall 230 2101 E. Coliseum Boulev


Steven Carr Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society, CSRES Executive Committee (260)481-6545 carr@ipfw.edu M.A. from Northwestern University in 1987 and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1994, both in Radio-Television-Film Communication, classical Hollywood, Anti-Semitism, production code of Hollywood cinema COM 250 Mass Communication and Society Book: Hollywood and Anti-Semitism: A Cultural History up to World War II. New York: Cambridge U P, 2001. Book Chapter: "Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity in American Film." Oxford Handbook of the History of American Immigration and Ethnicity. Ron Bayor, ed. New York NY: Oxford U P, 2014. "Jew and Not-Jew: Anti-Semitism and the Postwar Hollywood Social Problem Film." The Modern Jewish Experience in World Cinema. Lawrence Baron, ed. Waltham MA: Brandeis U P - U P of New England, 2011 "Staying for Time: The Holocaust and Atrocity Footage in American Public Memory." Violating Time: History, Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema. Christina Lee, ed. New York NY: Continuum, 2008 "How Some Things Never Change: Britney, the Joy of Pepsi, and the Familial Gaze." A Family Affair: Cinema Comes Home. Murray Pomerance, ed. London UK: Wallflower P, 2008. "Wretched Refuse: Watching New York Slum Films in the Aftermath of 9/11." The City That Never Sleeps: New York and the Filmic Imagination. Murray Pomerance, ed. New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers U P, 2007. Rev. of "From Street Scene to Dead End." 229-42. "Mass Murder, Modernity, and the Alienated Gaze." Cinema and Modernity. Murray Pomerance, ed. New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers U P, 2006. 57-73. "L.I.E., The Believer, and the Sexuality of Jewish Boys." Where the Boys Are: Cinemas of Masculinity and Youth. Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance, eds. Contemporary Film and Television Series. Detroit MI: Wayne State U P, 2005. 316-32. "From 'Fucking Cops!' to 'Fucking Media!': Bonnie and Clyde (1967) for a Sixties America." Arthur Penn's Bonnie and Clyde. Lester D. Friedman, ed. Cambridge U P Film Handbooks Series. New York: Cambridge U P, 2000. Article in a scholarly journal: "The Holocaust in the Text: Victor Hugo's Les Miserables and the Allegorical Film Adaptation." Film Criticism 27.1 (2002): 50-65. "On the Edge of Tastelessness: The Smothers Brothers, CBS and the Struggle for Control." Cinema Journal 31.4 (1992): 3-24 Paper published in conference proceedings: "Hollywood, the Holocaust, and World War II." American Judaism in Popular Culture. Studies in Jewish Civilization 17. Leonard J. Greenspoon and Ronald A. Simkins, eds. Proc. of the 17th Annual Symposium of the Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization-Harris Center for Judaic Studies, Creighton U, Omaha NE; U of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln NE, 24-25 Oct. 2004. Omaha NE: Creighton U P; Lincoln NE: U of Nebraska P, 2006. 39-58. "From Street Scene to Dead End: Hollywood and the Urban Ethnic Im[m]igrant, 1931-1937." La Mémoire des villes / The Memory of Cities. Proc. of La Mémoire des Villes / The Memory of Cities, University of Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France, 2 May 2002. Yves Clavaron and Bernard Dieterle, eds. Saint-Etienne, France: Publications de l'Université de Saint-Etienne, 2003. Published reviews of scholarly or creative work Review of Screening a Lynching: The Leo Frank Case on Film and Television. By Matthew H. Bernstein. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2009. American Jewish History (html) (.pdf) Review of Art, Culture, and Media Under the Third Reich. Edited by Richard A. Etlin. Chicago IL: Chicago University Press, 2002. Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History 33.4 (2004): 487-93. Other: "2000 Presidential Election Coverage." The Encyclopedia of Television. 2nd ed. Horace Newcomb, ed. New York NY: Routledge, 2004. "Luise Rainer." Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia. Paula Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore, eds. New York: Routledge, 1997. Revised for republication in Encyclopedia of Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia. Paula E. Hyman and Dalia Ofer, ed. Jerusalem, Israel: Shalvi, in press. 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES-EXCOM
Kathryn Coe


Phone: (317)278-3072
Email: coek@iu.edu
Campus Address: RG6046


Kathryn Coe Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)278-3072 coek@iu.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Ange Cooksey


Phone: (765)973-8438
Email: mcooksey@iue.edu
Campus Address: WZ


Ange Cooksey Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (765)973-8438 mcooksey@iue.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
David M. Craig
Professor of Religious Studies
Chair, Department of Religious Studies
Adjunct Faculty in Philanthropic Studies

Phone: (317)274-3689
Email: davcraig@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA 335A


David Craig Religious Studies, Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)274-3689 davcraig@iupui.edu Professor of Religious Studies
Chair, Department of Religious Studies
Adjunct Faculty in Philanthropic Studies
B.A. Oberlin College 1987
M.T.S. Harvard Divinity School 1990
M.A. Princeton University 1995
Ph.D. Princeton University 1998
History of religious and secular traditions of moral thought in the west, economic justice, health care ethics, ethics of consumption, virtue theory, democratic theory, religion and politics, religion and social theory Recent courses: R133 (Introduction to Religion), R379 (Religion and Philanthropy), R383 (Religion, Ethics, and U.S. Society), R384 (Religion, Ethics, and Health), R386 (Ethics of Consumption), R393 (Comparative Religious Ethics, R433 (Theories of Religion). IUPUI Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Civic Engagement, 2015
IUPUI Trustees Teaching Award, 2003-04
IUPUI Trustees Teaching Award, 2006-07
Faculty Author and Leader, inaugural IUPUI Common Theme Project, 2008-2010
Steering Committee, Ethics Section, American Academy of Religion (2000-2006) Books: Health Care as a Social Good: Religious Values and American Democracy (Georgetown University Press, 2014); John Ruskin and the Ethics of Consumption (University of Virginia Press, 2006). Sample Articles and Chapters: "Mission Integrity Matters: Balancing Catholic Health Care Values and Public Mandates, in Law, Religion, and Health Care in America (Cambridge University Press, 2017); "Everyone at the Table?: Religious Activism and Health Care Reform in Massachusetts," Journal of Religious Ethics (2012): 335-358; "Debating Desire: Civil Rights, Ritual Protest, and the Shifting Boundaries of Public Reason," Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics (2007): 157-82; and "The Give and Take of Philanthropy" in Good Intentions (Indiana University Press, 2005). 1 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Edward E. Curtis, IV
Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts; Professor of Religious Studies; Adjunct Professor of American Studies and Africana Studies

Phone: (317)278-1683
Email: ecurtis4@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA 335


Edward Curtis Africana Studies, Religious Studies, Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)278-1683 ecurtis4@iupui.edu Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts; Professor of Religious Studies; Adjunct Professor of American Studies and Africana Studies B.A., Kenyon College, 1993
M.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 1997
D.Litt. et Phil., University of South Africa, 2000
Africana religions; Islamic studies; U.S. history; modern Middle East; religion and politics. Religion and Culture; Introduction to Islam; African American religions; Islam in America; Religion and Racism; Theories of Religion; Islam and Modernity. National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Seminar Director, 2015, 2017.
Fulbright Fellow, 2009-2010
Carnegie Scholar, 2008-2009
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, National Humanities Center, 2004-2005.
Middle East Partnership Initiative Grant, United States Department of State and USAID, 2004-2005.
Andrew Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, 1993-4.
Co-Founder and Co-Editor, Journal of Africana Religions, 2011-
Co-Director, "World Religions in Greater Indianapolis," Ivy Tech Community College, 2015-2017.
The Practice of Islam in America. (NYU Press, 2017).
Muslim Americans in the Military: Centuries of Service. (IU Press, 2016).
Bloomsbury Reader on Islam in the West. (Bloomsbury, 2015).
The Call of Bilal: Islam in the African Diaspora. (UNC Press, 2014).
Encyclopedia of Muslim-American History, general editor. (Facts on File, 2010).
Muslims in America: A Short History (Oxford University Press, 2009).
New Black Gods: Arthur Huff Fauset and the Study of African American Religions, co-editor (IU Press, 2009).
The Columbia Sourcebook of Muslims in the United States, editor (Columbia University Press, 2008).
Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1975, (UNC Press, 2006).
Islam in Black America: Identity, Liberation, and Difference in African-American Islamic Thought (SUNY Press, 2002).
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Celia Deane-Drummond


Phone: (574)631-7666
Email:


Celia Deane-Drummond Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (574)631-7666 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Arthur Emery Farnsley, II
Research Professor of Religious Studies
Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture

Phone: (317)278-6492
Email: afarnsle@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA 417


Arthur Farnsley Religious Studies, Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture, Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)278-6492 afarnsle@iupui.edu Research Professor of Religious Studies
Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture
AB, Philosophy, Wabash College
MAR, Religion, Yale University
PhD, Religion and Society, Emory University
Religious organizations and religion's impact on other organizations
Faith-based welfare reform
Religion and Politics
Comparative Religion Franz Award for Outstanding Teaching (IUPUC, 2006)
Teacher of the Year (Agnes Scott College, 1993)
Claude Lambe Fellow (IHS, 1984-5)
John Mills Fellow (Wabash College, 1983)
Board of Directors and DeToqueville Society, United Way Bartholomew County
Board of Directors, ARTColumbus
Range Officer, National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association
Numerous speaking engagements for civic groups and congregations
Flea Market Jesus (Cascade Books, 2012) Sacred Circles, Public Squares: The Multicentering of American Religion (IU Press, 2004)
Rising Expectations: Urban Congregations, Welfare Reform, and Civic Life (IU Press, 2003)
Southern Baptist Politics: Authority and Power in an American Denomination (Penn State Press, 1994)
"Flea Market Believers" (Christianity Today)
"The Church in the City" (Christian Century Magazine)
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Philip Goff
Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture
Professor of Religious Studies and American Studies

Phone: (317)274-8410
Email: pgoff@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA 417G


Philip Goff American Studies, Religious Studies, Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society, Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture, CSRES Executive Committee (317)274-8410 pgoff@iupui.edu Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture
Professor of Religious Studies and American Studies
B.A. Nyack College 1986
M.A. University of Kansas 1988
Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 1993
American Religious History Who’s Who Among Teachers 2000-02, 2004-05, 2005-6;
Who’s Who in America 2000-02;
Who’s Who in the World 1999-01;
Outstanding People of the Twentieth Century 2000;
2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 20th Century 2000.
Co-Editor, Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation;
Series Editor, The American Religious Experience (Greenwood Press)

co-editor and chapter author Themes in Religion and American Culture (University of North Carolina Press, 2004),

co-editor The Columbia Documentary History of Religion in American Since 1945 (Columbia University Press, 2005);

contributions to The Blackwell Companion to the History of the American West, Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation, and Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture

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Richard Gunderman
Chancellor's Professor Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy, Medical Humanities and Health Studies

Phone: (317)278-6303
Email: rbgunder@iupui.edu
Campus Address: RI 1053, CA 331B


Richard Gunderman Philosophy, Radiology, Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society, Medical Education (317)278-6303 rbgunder@iupui.edu Chancellor's Professor Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy, Medical Humanities and Health Studies A.B. Summa Cum Laude, Wabash College 1983 Ph.D. University of Chicago (Committee on Social Thought) 1989 M.D. with Honors, University of Chicago 1992 M.P.H. Indiana University 2001 Philosophical ethics Biomedical ethics Ethics of philanthropy Professionalism Ethical, Moral, and Religious Perspectives on Philanthropy Ethics and Values of Philanthropy Biomedical Ethics A Life Well Lived The Formation of Character IU Trustees Teaching Award, 10 times Robert Shellhamer Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, 2004 Outstanding Professor in Clinical Sciences, IU School of Medicine, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching, 2004 2006 IU School of Medicine Faculty Teaching Award 2007 IUPUI Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching 2008 Herman Lieber All-University Award for Distinguished Teaching 2008 Radiological Society of North America Outstanding Educator 2011 American Roentgen Ray Society Berlin Professionalism Award 2012 Association of American Medical Colleges Robert Glaser Distinguished Teacher 2015 IU School of Medicine Inspirational Educator Award Vice Chair, Department of Radiology Counselor, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Board of Governors, Institute for Advanced Study Board of Governors, Kinsey Institute National Board of Directors, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Chair, Education Study Section, Radiological Society of North America Chair, Association of University Radiologists Faculty Development Program President of the Faculty, Indiana University School of Medicine Books: Essential Radiology: Clinical Presentation, Pathophysiology, Imaging 2nd Ed. (Thieme, 2006) Achieving Excellence in Medical Education (Springer, 2007) We Make a Life by What We Give (Indiana University Press, 2008) Leadership in Healthcare (Springer, 2009) Pediatric Radiology (Thieme, 2010) X-ray Vision (Oxford University, 2014) Articles (partial list): "Health and Fitness", Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 1990
"Medicine and the Question of Suffering", Second Opinion, 1992
"Dr. Horace Wells and the Conquest of Surgical Pain", Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 1992
"Rethinking our Basic Concepts of Health and Disease", Academic Medicine, 1995
"The Outcome of Medical Outcomes Assessment: It's Not Necessarily Academic", 1995
"Medicine and the Pursuit of Wealth", Hastings Center Report, 1998
"Essential Radiology: Clinical Presentation, Pathophysiology, Imaging", Thieme Medical Publishers, 1998
"Illness as Failure: Blaming Patients", Hastings Center Report, 2000
"Is Suffering the Enemy?" Hastings Center Report, 2002
"Images of Our Professional Endowment", The Pharos, 2003
"Giving and Human Excellence", Conversations on Philanthropy, 2005
"Imagining Philanthropy", International Journal of Non-Profit Law, 2005
"Exploring the Human Interior", Academic Medicine, 2005
"Worthy to Serve the Suffering," The Pharos, 2006 "Enhancing the Professional Fulfillment of Physicians," Academic Medicine, 2006 "Imagining Philanthropy," Conversations on Philanthropy, 2007 "Affliction is a Treasure," The Pharos, 2008 "Humor," Radiology, 2009 "Fail Better," Journal of Thoracic Imaging, 2010 "The Undiminished Flame: Education, Giving, and the Quest for Faith," Lake Lecture, Indiana University
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David L. Haberman


Phone: (812)855-3531
Email: dhaberma@indiana.edu
Campus Address: SY215


David Haberman Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (812)855-3531 dhaberma@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Michael Kaulana Ing


Email: ming@indiana.edu
Campus Address: SY230


Michael Ing Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society ming@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Steven S Ivy


Phone: (317)962-3079
Email: sivy@clarian.org
Campus Address: CA331A


Steven Ivy Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)962-3079 sivy@clarian.org 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Andrea R. Jain
Associate Professor Mentor, Department of Religious Studies

Phone: (317)274-1721
Email: andrjain@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA 335E


Andrea Jain Religious Studies, Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)274-1721 andrjain@iupui.edu Associate Professor Mentor, Department of Religious Studies Ph.D., Rice University (2010); Graduate Certificate in the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Rice University (2010); M.A., Rice University (2009); B.A., Southern Methodist University (2004) Areas of interest include the history of modern yoga, especially yoga’s twentieth-century popularization and intersections with consumer culture. Currently writing on defining yoga, nationalism and yoga, yoga among disenfranchised communities, and the intersections of gender, sexuality, and yoga in the contemporary world. Course offerings include Hinduism and Buddhism, Yoga Traditions, Yuppie Yogis and Global Gurus, Theories of Religion, Comparative Religions, and Introduction to Religion. IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute Internal Grant (2016); Summer Research, Creative Activity, and Scholarship Grant (School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI, 2016); New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Exploratory Travel Fellowship (Indiana University, 2014); Crovetto Award for Excellence in the Study of New Religious Movements with Ties to South Asia (Nova Religio, 2012); Shipps Travel Award (School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI, 2012); Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion Summer Research Fellowship (2012); Summer Research Grant (School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI, 2012); Outstanding Advisor to a Student Organization (IUPUI for service to the Religious Studies Student Association, 2012) Editorial Consultant for Nova Religio; Co-chair of the Yoga in Theory and Practice Group of the American Academy of Religion Books include Selling Yoga: From Counterculture to Pop Culture (Oxford University Press, 2014); and Comparing Religions: Coming to Terms by Jeffrey J. Kripal, Andrea R. Jain, Erin Prophet, and Ata Anzali (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014). Articles include publications in the following journals: Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Nova Religio, Pastoral Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Common Knowledge, and Journal of Hindu-Christian Studies. Chapters in Gurus of Modern Yoga, edited by Ellen Goldberg and Mark Singleton (Oxford University Press, 2014), Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion, edited by Charles Farhadian and Lewis R. Rambo (Oxford University Press, 2014), and Religions of the World: An Introduction to Culture and Meaning, edited by Lawrence Sullivan (Fortress Press: 2012). Regular contributor to Religion Dispatches 1 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Sheila S. Kennedy


Phone: (317)274-2895
Email: shekenne@iupui.edu
Campus Address: BS4061


Sheila Kennedy Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)274-2895 shekenne@iupui.edu 0 1 0 0 0 CSRES
Neal Krause


Email: nkrause@umich.edu


Neal Krause Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society nkrause@umich.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Robert Kunzman


Phone: (812)856-8122
Email: rkunzman@indiana.edu
Campus Address: ED3224


Robert Kunzman Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (812)856-8122 rkunzman@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Alicia Nicole MacDonald
My role is to assist the director of the Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society.

Phone: (317)278-8425
Email: anmacdon@iu.edu
Campus Address: Ca303K


Alicia MacDonald Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)278-8425 anmacdon@iu.edu My role is to assist the director of the Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society. 0 0 1 0 0 CSRES
Vicky J. Meretsky


Phone: (812)855-3836
Email: meretsky@indiana.edu
Campus Address: PV455


Vicky Meretsky Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (812)855-3836 meretsky@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Michael P Muehlenbein


Email: mpm1@indiana.edu


Michael Muehlenbein CSRES Associates mpm1@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES-ASSOC
Richard F. Nance


Email: rfnance@indiana.edu
Campus Address: Sy230


Richard Nance Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society rfnance@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Micheline Celestine Nilsen


Phone: (574)520-4347
Email: mnilsen@iusb.edu
Campus Address: DW3261


Micheline Nilsen Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (574)520-4347 mnilsen@iusb.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Diane L Oliver


Email: do9@evansville.edu


Diane Oliver CSRES Associates do9@evansville.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES-ASSOC
Jamie D Prenkert


Phone: (812)856-5069
Email: japrenke@indiana.edu
Campus Address: HH4080


Jamie Prenkert Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society, CSRES Executive Committee (812)856-5069 japrenke@indiana.edu J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School and a B.A., summa cum laude with honors in Political Science, from Anderson University. Religion in the workplace; Religious accommodation; Employment Discrimination (race, sex, disabilities), Workplace Harassment, Retaliation Issues, Business and Human Rights Employment Problems and the Law (BUS-L 406); Work/Life/Law (LAMP-L 416); Employment Law for Human Resource Management (BUS-C 515) Ralph J. Bunche Award for the Outstanding International Paper, 2013; Distinguished Proceedings Award, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2013; Best Conference Paper Award, Pacific Southwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2012; Fellow, 2009-2010 Multidisciplinary Workshop on Empathy sponsored by IU Poynter Center and the Institute for Advanced Study; Kelley School of Business Outstanding Research Award, 2008; Ralph C. Hoeber Award for Outstanding Article in AMERICAN BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL, 2006; Best Conference Paper Award, Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2006; Harry C. Sauvain Undergraduate Teaching Award, winner 2007, nominee 2006, 2010-2011; IU Trustees' Teaching Award, finalist 2008, 2011; Memorable Faculty Award, selected by 2009 graduating class of Kelley School of Business; Charles M. Hewitt Master Teacher Award, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2005; Kelley School of Business Innovative Teaching Award, 2003, nominee 2007; IU Student Alumni Association Student Choice Award, nominee, 2003-2005, 2008-2011; Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, Anderson University, 2005; Heyman Fellowship, Harvard Law School Book: Law, Business, and Human Rights: Bridging the Gap (Robert Bird, Daniel R. Cahoy, & Jamie Darin Prenkert, eds. 2014) Chapters: Certification Marks as Private Employment Regulation, in Managing the Legal Nexus Between Intellectual Property and Employees: Domestic and Global Contexts (Oswald & Pagnattaro, eds. forthcoming 2015) Conflict Minerals and Polycentric Governance of Business and Human Rights, in Law, Business, and Human Rights: Bridging the Gap (Bird et al., eds. 2014) Journal Articles: How Businesses Can Promote Cyber Peace, 36 University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law (forthcoming 2015) (with Scott J. Shackelford & Tim Fort) Business, Human Rights, and the Promise of Polycentricity, 46 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (2014) (with Scott J. Shackelford) A Hobson’s Choice Model for Religious Accommodation, 43 American Business Law Journal 467 (2006) (with Julie Manning Magid) (Winner of 2006 Ralph C. Hoeber Outstanding Article Award) The Religious and Associational Freedoms of Business Owners, 7 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Labor & Employment Law 191 (2005) (with Julie Manning Magid) (Lead Article), reprinted at 3 International Journal of Civil Society Law 14 (2005) Liberty, Diversity, Academic Freedom, and Survival: Preferential Hiring Among Religiously-Affiliated Institutions of Higher Education, 22 Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal 1 (2004) 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES-EXCOM
Eric B. Rasmusen


Phone: (812)855-3356
Email: erasmuse@indiana.edu
Campus Address: HH3080H


Eric Rasmusen Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (812)855-3356 erasmuse@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Jennifer Meta Robinson


Phone: (812)855-4607
Email: jenmetar@indiana.edu


Jennifer Robinson CSRES Associates (812)855-4607 jenmetar@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES-ASSOC
Anya Peterson Royce


Phone: (812)855-0248
Email: royce@indiana.edu
Campus Address: SB130


Anya Royce Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (812)855-0248 royce@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Daniel Anthony Rushing


Phone: (317)948-8310
Email: drushing@iu.edu


Daniel Rushing CSRES Associates (317)948-8310 drushing@iu.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES-ASSOC
Zeynep N. Salih


Phone: (317)274-4739
Email: zsalih@iu.edu
Campus Address: RR208


Zeynep Salih Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)274-4739 zsalih@iu.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Dmitry V Shlapentokh


Phone: (574)520-4349
Email: dshlapen@iusb.edu
Campus Address: DW3244


Dmitry Shlapentokh Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (574)520-4349 dshlapen@iusb.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Warren Eugene Shrader


Phone: (574)520-4376
Email: wshrader@iusb.edu
Campus Address: DW3287


Warren Shrader Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (574)520-4376 wshrader@iusb.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Lisa H Sideris


Phone: (812)272-0575
Email: lsideris@indiana.edu
Campus Address: Sy230


Lisa Sideris Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (812)272-0575 lsideris@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
David H. Smith


Phone: (812)855-1070
Email: smithd@indiana.edu
Campus Address: PJ


David Smith Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (812)855-1070 smithd@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Aaron Dean Stalnaker


Phone: (812)855-8089
Email: astalnak@indiana.edu
Campus Address: Sy230


Aaron Stalnaker Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society, CSRES Executive Committee (812)855-8089 astalnak@indiana.edu Ph.D., Brown University, 2001 Comparative religious ethics; Philosophy of religions (theistic, non-theistic, and comparative); Chinese Thought; Christian Thought; Moral Philosophy; Theories of religion REL-B 374 Introduction to Chinese Thought; REL-C 103 Conceptions of the Self, East and West; REL-D 430/R571 Religion, Virtue, and the Good Life; REL-R 170 Religion, Ethics, and Public Life; REL-R 389 Self-Cultivation and Spiritual; Exercises REL-R 661/R770 Religion, Power, and Authority; REL-R 674/R780Practices of the Self College Arts and Humanities grant (“Mastery, Dependence, and the Ethics of Authority”), Indiana University, 2013-14; New Frontiers/New Perspectives grant (“Shaping the Third Wave of Comparative Religious Ethics: A Workshop Proposal”), Indiana University 2010; Trustees Teaching Award, Indiana University, Dept. of Religious Studies, 2007; Poynter Center Faculty Fellowship, Indiana University 2005; Georgetown University Summer Research Grant, 2003; Joukowsky Foundation award for the best dissertation in the humanities at Brown, 2001; Spencer Dissertation Fellowship, Spencer Foundation, 2000-2001; Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, U. S. Department of Education, 1995-1999; Dean's Fellowship, Brown University, 1994-1995; Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University, 1990 Books: Religious Ethics in a Time of Globalism: Shaping a Third Wave of Comparative Analysis, edited with Elizabeth M. Bucar, Palgrave Macmillan, November 2012; Overcoming Our Evil: Human Nature and Spiritual Exercises in Xunzi and Augustine. Moral Traditions series, ed. James Keenan, Georgetown University Press, 2006; Essays: "Confucianism, Democracy, and the Virtue of Deference." Forthcoming in Dao: a Journal of Comparative Philosophy; "Mastery, Authority, and Hierarchy in the ‘Inner Chapters’ of the Zhuāngzǐ." Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal 95.3 (2012): 255-283; "Xunzi’s Moral Analysis of War and Some of its Contemporary Implications." Journal of Military Ethics 11.2 (August 2012): 97-113; "Virtue as Mastery in Early Confucianism." Journal of Religious Ethics 38.3 (September 2010): 404-428; "Judging Others: History, Ethics, and the Purposes of Comparison." Journal of Religious Ethics 36.3 (September 2008): 425–444; "Focus Introduction: Anthropos and Ethics: Categories of Inquiry and Procedures of Comparison." (co-authored with Mark Berkson, Thomas Lewis, and Jon Schofer). Journal of Religious Ethics 33.2 (Summer 2005): 177-185; "Comparative Religious Ethics and the Problem of ‘Human Nature.’" Journal of Religious Ethics 33.2 (Summer 2005): 187-224; "Spiritual Exercises and the Grace of God: Paradoxes of Personal Formation in Augustine." Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 24.2 (Fall/Winter 2004): 137-170; "Rational Justification in Xunzi: On His Use of the Term Lǐ 理." International Philosophical Quarterly 44.1 (March 2004): 53-68; "Aspects of Xunzi’s Engagement with Early Daoism." Philosophy East and West 53.1 (March 2003): 87-129. 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Brian Steensland
Professor of Sociology

Phone: (317)274-2418
Email: bsteens@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA 417 E


Brian Steensland Sociology, Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture, Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society, CSRES Executive Committee (317)274-2418 bsteens@iupui.edu Professor of Sociology PhD: Princeton University, 2002 Professor Steensland’s research interests include religion, culture, civic engagement, and politics in contemporary American society. His current research focuses on spirituality and spiritual practices, and religion and urban life. He has a textbook on religion and society under contract with Wiley-Blackwell and currently serves as Chair of the Sociology of Religion section for the American Sociological Association. Social Problems, Sociology of Religion, Sociological Theory, Textual Analysis He twice won Indiana University’s Trustee’s Teaching Award and also received the Edwin H. Sutherland Excellence in Teaching Award. Steensland’s books include The New Evangelical Social Engagement (Oxford, 2014), co-edited with Philip Goff, and The Failed Welfare Revolution (Princeton, 2008), which won both the Mary Douglas Prize and the award for Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship in Political Sociology. He has published research articles and book chapters on topics such as religious classification, American evangelicals and contemporary politics, mainline Protestantism and welfare reform, and Christianity and free-market economics. His co-authored article “The Measure of American Religion” (Social Forces, 2000) won the Best Article Award in the Sociology of Religion. His article “Cultural Categories and the American Welfare State” (American Journal of Sociology, 2006) won the Best Article Award in the Sociology of Culture. 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Winnifred Fallers Sullivan


Phone: (812)855-3956
Email: wfsulliv@indiana.edu
Campus Address: Sy228


Winnifred Sullivan Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (812)855-3956 wfsulliv@indiana.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Peter J. Thuesen
Professor of Religious Studies
Adjunct Professor of American Studies
Co-Editor, Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation
Director of Humanities Research, Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture

Phone: (317)274-5942
Email: pthuesen@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA 417D


Peter Thuesen American Studies, Religious Studies, Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture, Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)274-5942 pthuesen@iupui.edu Professor of Religious Studies
Adjunct Professor of American Studies
Co-Editor, Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation
Director of Humanities Research, Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1998
M.A., Princeton University, 1995
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993
U.S. religious history; Christian thought; the Bible in American culture; religion, weather, and the sublime; theological debates over predestination, providence, and theodicy; Catholic-Protestant relations in the U.S.; Mormonism and American culture; history of the book in colonial British America REL-R133 (Introduction to Religion), REL-R103 (The Bible and Culture), REL-R173 (American Religions), REL-R180 (Introduction to Christianity), REL-R313 (Religion and American Ideas), REL-R314 (Religion and Racism), REL-R339 (Varieties of American Religion), REL-R397 (Mormonism and American Culture) Co-PI (with Philip Goff and Art Farnsley) on a $507,000 grant from the Lilly Endowment for a three-year research project, "The Bible in American Life" (2011-2014); Overseas Conference Fund Grant, Office of the Vice President for International Affairs, Indiana University (2009); Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, Research Travel Grant (2007); Indiana University New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Grant (2006); National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend (2003); fellowships from the Louisville Institute, the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Chair, Department of Religious Studies (2009-2015)
Executive Committee, IU Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (2014-2016)
Senior Warden, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Indianapolis (2013-2014)
Governing Board, Institute for Advanced Study, IU Bloomington (2009-2011)
Nominating Committee, American Society of Church History (2007-2008)
Council, American Society of Church History (2004-2007)
Current project: Tornado God: American Religion and Violent Weather (Under contract with Oxford University Press).
Predestination: The American Career of a Contentious Doctrine (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009; paperback, 2011); winner of the Christianity Today Book Award for History/Biography (2010).
The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Vol. 26, Catalogues of Books, editor (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008); final volume in the Yale edition of Edwards; includes 113-page critical introduction to Edwards' lifelong career as a reader.
In Discordance with the Scriptures: American Protestant Battles over Translating the Bible (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; paperback 2002); winner of the Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize of the American Society of Church History.
Co-editor, with Philip Goff and Arthur E. Farnsley II, The Bible in American Life (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017).
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Joseph Lennis Tucker Edmonds
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Religious Studies

Phone: (317)274-7366
Email: jtuckere@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA504E


Joseph Tucker Edmonds Africana Studies, Religious Studies, Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)274-7366 jtuckere@iupui.edu Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Religious Studies B.A., Brown University M.Div., Union Theological Seminary Ph.D., Duke University African and African American Religions, Religion and Globalization, Liberation Theology, Womanist Theology, Alternative Christianities, New Religious Movements in the African Diaspora Religion and the Politics of Dissent in the African American Experience, Comparative Liberation Theologies, Comparative Religions 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Carlton M Waterhouse


Phone: (317)274-8055
Email: cmwaterh@iupui.edu
Campus Address: IH333


Carlton Waterhouse Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)274-8055 cmwaterh@iupui.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Rachel M. Wheeler
Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Phone: (317)274-7394
Email: wheelerr@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA 335B


Rachel Wheeler Religious Studies, Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture, Max Kade German-American Center, Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (317)274-7394 wheelerr@iupui.edu Associate Professor of Religious Studies B.A. Carleton College 1991
M.A. Yale University 1993
Ph.D. Yale University 1998
American religious history, colonial American history, Native American religions, religion and food, religion and music Religion and Culture (R101) American Religion (R173) Prophets, Captives and Converts (R312) Native American Religions (R367) Indiana University, New Frontiers Experimentation Fellowship (2015-16) IUPUI Arts and Humanities Initiative Grant (2015-16) Fulbright Senior Researcher/Lecturer at Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz and Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg (2011-2012) Co-Leader, NEH Summer Institute, “"The Many and the One’: Religion, Pluralism, and American History” (2010) Indiana University President's Arts and Humanities Initiative (2004) NEH Fellowship for College Teachers (2000-2001) To Live upon Hope: Mohicans and Missionaries in the Eighteenth-Century Northeast Cornell University Press, 2008 Articles in Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation, Religion and American Culture: A Reader, Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture and The Journal of the Early Republic 1 0 0 0 0 CSRES
Robert W. White
Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, IU School of Liberal Arts

Phone: (317)278-2895
Email: rwwhite@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA 301A


Robert White Sociology, Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society, Motorsports Studies (317)278-2895 rwwhite@iupui.edu Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, IU School of Liberal Arts B.A. Indiana University 1980,
M.A. 1982,
Ph.D. 1987
political sociology, social movements, political violence, and state terrorism Introduction to Sociology Outstanding Article Award ASA Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements, for "Structural Identity Theory and the Post-Recruitment Activism of Irish Republicans: Persistence, Disengagement, Splits, and Dissidents in Social Movement Organizations," Social Problems 57/3 (2010): 341-370. Unfinished Business: The Politics of "Dissident" Irish Republicans:http://ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/video/UnfinishedBusiness
(part of the Irish Republican Movement Collection at IUPUI: http://ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/collections/IrishRepublicanMovement);

Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, The Life and Politics of an Irish Revolutionary (Indiana University Press, 2006).

"Provisional IRA Attacks on the UDR in Fermanagh and South Tyrone: Implications for the Study of Political Violence and Terrorism," Terrorism and Political Violence 23: 329-349 (2011). "Structural Identity Theory and the Post-Recruitment Activism of Irish Republicans: Persistence, Disengagement, Splits and Dissidents in Social Movement Organizations," Social Problems 57/3: 341-70 (2010).

“Social Movements and Terrorism: ‘And if that’s what a terrorist is I want to be a terrorist.’” 2012. Contribution to the blog Mobilizing Ideas: Is Terrorism a Form of Activism? The Role of Terrorism in Social Change (with original video). http://mobilizingideas.wordpress.com/2012/04/02/social-movements-and-terrorism-and-if-thats-what-a-terrorist-is-i-want-to-be-a-terrorist/
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Susan E Zinner


Phone: (219)980-6836
Email: szinner@iun.edu
Campus Address: PE2133


Susan Zinner Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (219)980-6836 szinner@iun.edu 0 0 0 0 0 CSRES