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    Core Faculty Members

Poul Andersen
Associate Professor (retired in 2013)

Chinese religions, Daoism, ritual theory, iconography
Helen Baroni
Professor
Japanese religions, Buddhism in America,
new religious movements
Marie Alohalani Brown
Acting Assistant Professor
 Hawaiian religion and belief system, Moʻo akua, literature about Moʻolelo, translation theory, folklore and indigenous methodologies
James Frankel
Associate Professor; Undergraduate Advisor
Islam, Confucianism, comparative religion, mysticism

Ramdas Lamb
Associate Professor; Graduate Chair

Indian religions, Hindu monasticism, mysticism, religious ethics in contemporary society, ethnographic approaches to religion

Jeffrey (Kapali) Lyon
Assistant Professor

Hebrew Bible, early Greek and Aramaic Christian literature, Hawaiian Bible translation, 19th century Hawaiian religious and literary texts
Michel Mohr
Associate Professor; Department Chair
Japanese religions, East Asian Buddhism, with a special emphasis on the nondenominational approaches to religious practice
Kerry San Chirico
Assistant Professor
Christianities, Indian religions, theory and method in the study of religion
Lee Siegel
Professor
Indian religions, classical Sanskrit literature and poetry, pedagogical methodologies in religious studies

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