WSR Faculty

Kathy Black

  • Professor of Homiletics and Liturgies at Claremont School of Theology
  • Feminist Liturgy, Arts in Worship, Preaching and Disabilities

Susan Castagnetto

  • Professor of Philosophy at Scripps College and Coordinator of Intercollegiate Women’s Studies of the Claremont Colleges
  • Feminist Epistemology, Feminist Ethics, “Criminal Justice,” and Feminist Activism

Esther Chung-Kim

  • Newly Appointed Professor of History of Christianity at Claremont School of Theology
  • European Reformation, Women in the Early Modern Period, Religious Authority, History of the Sacraments, History of Biblical Interpretation, Sixteenth Century Use of the Early Church Fathers

Elizabeth Conde-Frazier

  • Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Claremont School of Theology
  • Multicultural Issues, Hispanic Theological Education, Spirituality of the Scholar, Immigration and Ecumenism in Relation to Religious Education

Kebokile Dengu-Zvobgo

  • Visiting Assistant Professor at Pitzer College
  • Development, Gender and Culture, Women and Law in Southern Africa

Oona Eisenstadt

  • Professor of Jewish Studies and Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Pomona College
  • Philosophy, Judaism and Political Theory, Children’s Literature

Lori Anne Ferrell

  • Professor of English and History at Claremont Graduate University
  • Early Modern Studies, Women in the Reformation and Puritan Periods

Gary Gilbert

  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Claremont McKenna College
  • Early Jewish/Christian Relations, Judaism in the Roman Period, Gender in Judaism in Early Christianity

Kathleen Greider

  • Professor of Religion at Claremont Graduate University
  • Social Sciences and Religion, Depth Psychologies, Feminist Methodologies and Intercultural Perspectives, Pastoral and Practical Theology, Spiritual Care and Pastoral Psychotherapy, the Interplay of Personal and Social Change

Zayn Kassam

  • Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Chair of the Religious Studies Department at Pomona College
  • Islamic Society, Women and Islam

Nita Kumar

  • Professor of History at Claremont McKenna College
  • Indian Studies, Women in Education

Ellen Ott Marshall

  • Associate Professor of Religion at Claremont Graduate University
  • Contemporary Christian Ethics, Violence and Peacemaking, Ethical Questions in Literature and Film, Feminist Ethics

Zhiru Ng

  • Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
  • East Asian Buddhism, Chinese Religion, Chinese and Buddhist Art

Susan Nelson

  • Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean, and Professor of Theology and Culture at Claremont School of Theology
  • Constructive Theology, Women's Studies and Culture, Feminist Process Theology, The Problem of Evil

Joe Parker

  • Associate Professor of International and Intercultural Studies at Pitzer College
  • East Asian Religion, International Feminist and Gender Studies, Transnational Cultural Studies, Neocolonialism and Postcolonialism

Linda Perkins

  • Associate Professor of Applied Women’s Studies, Educational Studies, and History at Claremont Graduate University
  • History of African American Women's Higher Education, African American Studies, Women’s History

Rosemary Ruether

  • Visiting Professor of Religion at Claremont Graduate University
  • Feminist Theology, Ecofeminism, Women’s Movements in Global Christianity

Erin Runions

  • Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
  • Cultural Studies, Poststructuralism, Women and the Biblical Tradition, Gender & Sexuality

Tammi Schneider

  • Professor of Religion at Claremont Graduate University
  • Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Archaeology, and Women in the Hebrew Bible

Jean Schroedel

  • Professor of Politics and Policy at Claremont Graduate University
  • American Politics, Women in Politics, Religion in Politics

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

  • Professor of Urban Ministries at Claremont School of Theology
  • Faith-based Social Engagement, Urban Poverty, Asian and Hispanic Immigrants and Ministry

Karen Torjesen

  • Dean of the Claremont Graduate University School of Religion and Professor of Women’s Studies
  • Gender and Sexuality in Early Christianity, Women in Religion

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