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Bastiaans, drs. N. (Nienke)Managing director
Popovic, prof. dr. M. (Mladen)Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
Wilson, E.K. (Erin), Prof DrProfessor of Politics and Religion; Vice Dean and Director of Education

The board is complemented by an advisory student-member, who is appointed for one year.

Department Jewish, Christian and Islamic Origins

Aksu, A.W. (Ayhan), DrPostdoctoral Researcher
Bakker, A.F. (Arjen), PhDAssistant Professor Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism
Cárdenas Ureña, J.A., MA MAPhD student
Dhali, M.A. (Maruf), MScLecturer in Artificial Intelligenece | Researcher-4 in Old Testament and Early Judaism
Fowler, K.A. (Kim), MA PhDAssistant Professor of New Testament
Iest, R.N. (Ruwan) van der, MALecturer Koinè and New Testament Greek
Minzoni, F., MAPhD student
Nante, M.T.PhD student
Popovic, prof. dr. M. (Mladen)Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
Roig Lanzillotta, F.L. (Lautaro), Prof DrProfessor of New Testament and Early Christian Studies
Rose, dr. W.H. (Wolter)Lecturer Hebrew
Tanja, J.M.
Winterberg, A.A. (Alberto Alfredo), MAPhD student
Zwan, A. (Bram) van derLecturer Arabic

Department Comparative Study of Religion

Bartelink, dr. B.E. (Brenda)Senior researcher / Assistant Professor
Bellers, drs. C.M.E.
Berger, P. (Peter), DrAssociate Professor of Indian Religions and the Anthropology of Religion
Buitelaar, prof. dr. M.W. (Marjo)Professor of Contemporary Islam
Gerigk, C. M. (Catharina), MAPhD student
Gins, S. (Sven), MAPhD Researcher / Dutch Studies Coordinator
Hummel, T.M. van, MAPhD student
Jansen, H. (Heidi), MA
Knibbe, dr. K.E. (Kim)Associate Professor Sociology and Anthropology of Religion
Koelewijn-Wiersma, S. (Sanne)
Kumar, A., MA
Martínez-Ariño, J. (Julia), DrAssistant Professor of Sociology of Religion
Masduki, A. (Anwar), MPhD student
Mathijssen, dr. B.M.H.P. (Brenda)Assistant Professor of Psychology, Culture and Religion
Meinema, dr. E.H.
Moldovan, P.M. (Petru)PhD student
Mucciarelli, E. (Elena), DrAssistant Professor for Hinduism in the Sanskrit Tradition - Gonda Lecturer
Muchenjekwa, L., MAPhD student
Muthert, prof. dr. J.K. (Hanneke)Professor Psychology of Religion with special attention for Spiritual Care and Wellbeing
Oliveira Leão, prof. E. de, MPhD student
Ouwehand, dr. E.
Rosie, X.J.S. (Sujin), MAPhD candidate
Stuckrad, C.K.M. (Kocku) von, Prof DrProfessor of Religious Studies
Tarusarira, J. (Joram), DrAssistant Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding
Trivedi, N.S., MA
Vegt, A. (Annemarie) van derLecturer Spiritual Care
Visser-Nieraeth, dr. A. (Anja)Assistant Professor Spiritual Care
Wiering, dr. J.O. (Jelle)postdoctoral researcher
Wiersma, drs. G.Internship and supervision Spiritual Care
Zock, prof. dr. T.H. (Hetty)Professor of Religion and Mental Health, in particular in the domain of Spiritual Care (Special chair of the KSGV, Study Centre for Religion and Mental Health, sponsored by the VVP, Association of Dutch Liberal Protestants)

Department Christianity and the History of Ideas

Acebedo, B. J., MAPhD student
Andrejc, G. (Gorazd), PhDAssistant Professor in Philosophy of Religion
Carpenedo Rodrigues, M. (Manoela), PhDAssistant Professor and Marie Curie Fellow
Colominas Aparicio, dr. M. (Mònica)VENI Researcher, Tenure-Track Rosalind Franklin Fellow
Dijk, dr. M. (Mathilde) vanLecturer in History of Christianity and Gender StudiesUnivLecturer History of Christianity and Gender Studies/Associate Director Centre for Religion and Heritage/Coordinator Minor Gender and Diversity in Science, Society and Culture
Drougkakis, I.D., MAPhD student
Hazir, E. (Ediz), MAPhD student
Hofman, M. (Mirjam), MAPhD student
Irving, A.J.M. (Andrew), DrAssistant Professor of Religion and Heritage
Jedan, C. (Christoph), Prof DrProfessor of Ethics and Comparative Philosophy of Religion
Leeuwen, N. van, MA
Longworth, Z. E., MAPhD student
Molendijk, prof. dr. A.L. (Arie)Professor of the History of Christianity; Professor of the Philosophy of Religion
Muller, A.PhD student
Nghiem, T. (Thao), MAPhD student
Nutters, drs. T. (Tia)Academic Editor (Talent Development) / Funding Officer (Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies)
Ommen, M.I.D. van
Ridder, prof. dr. ir. G.J. (Jeroen) deProfessor by special appointment of Christian philosophy
Slot, prof. dr. E. (Edward) van 'tSpecial chair for systematic theology and 21st century ecclesiology
Taheri, J. (Javad), MA
Weir, T.H. (Todd), Prof DrAssociate Professor History of Christianity and Modern Culture
Wilson, E.K. (Erin), Prof DrProfessor of Politics and Religion; Vice Dean and Director of Education

Graduate School

Support Staff

Berg, drs. D.L. (Debbie) van denPolicy officer internationalization and research
Boer, drs. T.M.L. (Thea) deEducational coordinator/Study advisor
Bot, K.D.J.M. (Karen) de, MACoordinator Gammasteunpunt
Boven, J. van, MA
Bremmer, prof. dr. J.N. (Jan) -Emeritus Professor of Science of Religion and Comparative Religious Studies
Caron-Feiken, drs. C.B. (Charissa)Communications officer Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
Elzinga, A. (Ab)Reception officer
Ende, K. (Kees) van den, MAAssistant education developer / Study advisor
Hartog, P.B.
Hei-van der Touw, M.H. (Ria) deEducation Administration Officer
Kootstra, D. (Dik), MACoordinator events and high school projects ThRS
Luitwieler, drs. N.M., MPhD student
Luth, dr. J.R. (Jan)Em. Lecturer in Liturgical Science, especially Hymnology and Church Music
Mason, prof. dr. S.N. (Steve)Em. Distinguished Professor of Ancient Mediterranean Religions and Cultures
Poel, Y.A. (Ymke)Secretary
Pol, W.C. (Willeke) van deManagementassistant
Putten, drs. H.T. (Henk) vanIT, Web, and Education Coordinator, member University Council
Sanders, prof. dr. A.F. (Andy)Em. Professor of philosophy of religion, especially the philosophy of the multi-religious society
Timmermans, L. (Laura)Coordinator Student Office Administration
Velden, N. (Nina) van derTeacher Communication and Information Studies
Vellenga, dr. S.J. (Sipco)Em. Lecturer Sociology of Religion
Wolters, T. (Twan), MScInternational Marketing & Communications
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