Associate Professor - Department Chair

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 this person's full profile

Assistant Professor

Caleb Elfenbein graduated from Vassar College with a B.A. in political science, making his way to Harvard Divinity School for a Masters in Theological Studies, then to the University of... See full profile


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

Professor, Emeritus

Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies and former Chaplain of the College, 1966-

Assistant Professor

Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa teaches courses on transnational Asian religions, with a focus on Buddhism. Her research and teaching explores the construction of Buddhist community, networks... See full profile

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

Full Professor
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 full profile