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Africa; African religions; religion and symbolism; economy; gender theory

Marc Schloss
Associate professor of anthropology
Phone: 570-577-3482
Email: schloss@bucknell.edu

Symbolic and interpretive anthropology; religion; life course rituals; female circumcision; Islam and modernity; transnational communities; Portuguese-speaking Africa; Africans in Europe

Michelle C. Johnson
Associate professor of anthropology
Phone: 570-577-1354
Email: mjohnson@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Studies Islam, ethnicity, and life course rituals in West Africa (Guinea-Bissau) and among African immigrants in Portugal; has conducted research on female circumcision in Guinea-Bissau.

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Last updated 7/19/2013

Macroeconomics; monetary policy; fiscal policy; national economic conditions; religion and economics; sports economics; revenue sharing in professional sports

Gregory A. Krohn
Associate professor of economics
Phone: 570-577-3448
Email: krohn@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 7/22/2013

Child development and psychology; cognitive/symbolic development (art, play and fantasy); spiritual and religious development in childhood and college; social interaction/gender issues in childhood; children and television; developmental psychology and women's body image and eating disorders in relation to spirituality and religion.

Chris Boyatzis
Professor of psychology
Phone: 570-577-1696
Email: boyatzis@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 12/29/2009

Philosophy of Religion; poststructuralist and feminist philosophies; process theology and philosophy; critical theory and religion; religious naturalism; science and religion; contemporary religious thought; new religious movements; liberation theologies

Carol White
Professor of religion
Phone: 570-577-1205
Email: cwhite@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Studies selected Western philosophical and theological concepts, methods, and thinkers with special reference to the modern period; studies the intersections of science and religion; studies the intersections of critical theory, feminist philosophy, and postmodern theories; studies theories of the divine (and concepts of God) in Western thought; received a 1998 grant from the John Templeton Foundation and a 1997 National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship; author of Poststructuralism, Feminism, and Religion: Triangulating Positions, and Reverberations of a Mystical Naturalism: Revitalizing the Legacy of Anne Conway

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Last updated 12/30/2009

American prisons and jails (spatial violence); United States Penitentiary (USP), Lewisburg; North American historical geography; geographical thought; geography of religion; feminist analyses of space and place; 19th century travel writing.

Karen M. Morin
Professor of geography
Phone: 570-577-2232
Email: morin@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Author of Civic Discipline: Geography in America, 1860-1890; Frontiers of Femininity: A New Historical Geography of the 19th Century American West (2008); co-editor of Women, Religion, & Space: Global Perspectives on Gender and Faith (2007); 40+ research articles.

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Last updated 1/7/2014

Modern Japanese religion and philosophy; Buddhist ethics; comparative ethics; peace studies

James Mark Shields
Assistant professor of Asian religions
Phone: 570-577-1336
Email: jms089@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Co-editor of Teaching Buddhism in the West: From the Wheel to the Web (Routledge Curzon, 2002); editorial board of Journal of Progressive Buddhism; editor/reviewer for Journal of Buddhist Ethics; reviewer for Journal of Peace and Change; assistant editor of Digital Dictionary of Buddhism.

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Last updated 12/29/2009

Classics; Ancient Greek and Mediterranean ethnicities and identities; Archaic and Classical Boiotia; Greek history; Classical mythology; ancient Greek religion and magic; ancient Greek literature (especially epic, Herodotus and Sappho); issues of women in antiquity.

Stephanie L. Larson
Associate professor of classics
Phone: 570-577-1205
Email: slarson@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Author of Tales of Epic Ancestry: Boiotian Collective Identity in the Late Archaic and Early Classical Periods (Historia Einzelschriften 2007); author of articles in Classical Journal, ZPE, and Mnemosyne; recipient of a Loeb Foundation research grant for 2005-06

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Last updated 7/23/2013

South Asian Religions; Hinduism; Indian Mythology; Indian Comic Books; Media and Religion in India

Karline McLain
Associate professor of religion
Phone: 570-577-3520
Email: kmclain@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Book: India's Immortal Comic Books: Gods, Kings, and Other Heroes (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009).

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Last updated 10/18/2013

Institutional economics; Political economy; Economics and technology; History of economic thought; U.S. economic history; religion and economics

Janet Knoedler
Professor of economics
Phone: 570-577 3447
Email: knoedler@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 7/22/2013

 

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