Professor - Department Chair
Tyler Roberts teaches courses in modern western religious thought, religion and politics, and theory and method in Religious Studies. He has published a book on Friedrich Nietzsche’s views... See this person's full profile
Yujing Chen
Assistant Professor

Yujing Chen (religious name: Dixuan Shi), Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Religions at Grinnell College, is an ordained Buddhist nun of the Mahayana tradition. She received... See full profile

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Associate Professor

Professor Dobe teaches courses on Hinduism, Bollywood and religion, Gandhi, Global Christianity and Sufism. His research focuses on comparing religions, traditions of sainthood and... See full profile

Elfenbein Caleb
Associate Professor
Director, Center for the Humanities

I am an Associate Professor of History and Religious Studies at Grinnell College, where I also direct the Center for the Humanities. Long ago, I graduated from Vassar College with a... See full profile

Ed Gilday
Associate Professor, Emeritus

Associate Professor of Religious Studies, has a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an M.A. from the University of British Columbia, and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago... See full profile

Harold Kasimow
Professor, Emeritus
George A. Drake Professor of Religious Studies

Articles on Kasimow and his Works
Judaism Open to the Religions of the Nations: A Polish Catholic Theologian reads an American Jewish Pluralist
A review of Professor Harold... See full profile


Henry W. Morisada Rietz is a Professor of Religious Studies at Grinnell College and an alumnus of the College. He received his M.Div. and his Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Princeton... See full profile