Current Faculty

Bouguarche, Ahmed

(2000) Professor of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. D.E.A. 1984, Universite De Montpellier; M.A., Ph.D. 1993, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Doonan, Owen

(2003) Professor of Art. B.A. 1986, M.A. 1989, Tufts University; Ph.D. 1993, Brown University.

Howes, Rachel T.

(2003) Associate Professor of History. B.A. 1991, Amherst College; M.A. 1994, Georgetown University; Ph.D. 2003, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Myers, Jody

(1985) Professor of Religious Studies. B.A. 1975, Brandeis University; M.A. 1977, Ph.D. 1984, University of California, Los Angeles.

Ruzgar, Mustafa

(2009) Associate Professor of Religious Studies. B.A. 1997, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey; M.A. 2001, Ph.D. 2008, Claremont Graduate University.

Scheld, Suzanne

(2004) Professor of Anthropology. B.A 1987, Yale University; M.A. Teachers College, Columbia University; M.A. 1999, Hunter College, CUNY; Ph.D. 2003, CUNY, Graduate Center.

Wall, Melissa A.

(2001) Professor of Journalism. B.A. 1984, University of Virginia; M.A. 1995, Ph.D. 2001, University of Washington.


Tohidi, Nayereh

(1997) Professor emerita of Gender and Women’s Studies. B.S. 1974, University of Tehran; M.A. 1978, Ph.D. 1983, University of Illinois.