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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, dr. E.K. (Erin)Associate Professor of Global 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), MPhD student
Bakker, A.F. (Arjen), PhDAssistant Professor New Testament and Christian Origins
Dijk, dr. J. (Jaap) vanAssistent Professor of Egyptology
Glas, dr. J.E. (Eelco)Postdoctoral researcher/lecturer
Hayes, G.A. (Gemma), MA MA
Iest, R.N. (Ruwan) van derPhD student
Iglesias-Telleria, O.PhD student
Kwiatkowski, F. (Fryderyk), MA
Lesage Gárriga, dr. L.
Longacre, D.G. (Drew), PhD PhDPostdoctoral researcher
Luther, dr. S.K. (Susanne)Assistant Professor of New Testament
Naser, A.PhD student
Noort, prof. dr. E. (Ed)Professor em. of Ancient Hebrew Literature and the History of Religion of Ancient Israel
Popovic, prof. dr. M. (Mladen)Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
Roig Lanzillotta, prof. dr. F.L. (Lautaro)Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Studies
Rose, dr. W.H. (Wolter)Lecturer Hebrew
Ruiten, prof. dr. J.T.A.G.M. (Jacques) vanProfessor of the Reception History of the Bible: Historical hermeneutics
Sierksma-Agteres, S.J.M. (Suzan), MAPhD Candidate
Winterberg, A.A. (Alberto Alfredo), MAPhD student
Zwan, drs. A. van der

Department Comparative Study of Religion

Anwar Masduki, A., MAPhD student
Bartelink, dr. B.E. (Brenda)Senior researcher (postdoc)
Berger, dr. P. (Peter)Associate Professor of Indian Religions and the Anthropology of Religion
Bodewes, drs. ds. A.M.F.L. (Anne Marie)
Buitelaar, prof. dr. M.W. (Marjo)Professor of Contemporary Islam
Dijk, G.J. van, MA
Espinoza Rizo, Á.A. (Álvaro Augusto)PhD student
Haverkate, S.F.S. (Selma)Onderzoeksmedewerker
Kloosterhuis, J.J. (Jenny)Onderzoeksmedewerker
Knibbe, dr. K.E. (Kim)Associate Professor Sociology and Anthropology of Religion
Kraker-Zijlstra, A.C. de, MAPhD student
Martínez-Ariño, dr. J. (Julia)Assistant Professor of Sociology of Religion
Mathijssen, dr. B.M.H.P. (Brenda)Assistant Professor of Psychology, Culture and Religion
Mucciarelli, dr. E. (Elena)Assistant Professor for Hinduism in the Sanskrit Tradition - Gonda Lecturer
Muthert, prof. dr. J.K. (Hanneke)Professor Psychology of Religion with special attention for Spiritual Care and Wellbeing
Stuckrad, prof. dr. C.K.M. (Kocku) vonProfessor of Religious Studies
Tarusarira, dr. J. (Joram)Assistant Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding
Vegt, A. (Annemarie) van der, MALecturer Spiritual Care
Visser-Nieraeth, dr. A. (Anja)Assistant Professor
Wesselingh, T.F.T., MA
Wiersma, drs. G.
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

Andrejc, G. (Gorazd), PhDAssistant Professor in Philosophy of Religion
Baar, prof. dr. M.P.A. (Mirjam) deProfessor of the Cultural History of Early Modern Christianity, with a special emphasis on the Religious History of the Netherlands in its International Context.
Belt, prof. dr. H. (Henk) van denProfessor of Reformed Theology: Sources Development, and Context
Benjamins, prof. dr. H.S. (Rick)Professor of Liberal Theology
Colominas Aparicio, dr. M. (Mònica)
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
Draaisma, L.R., MA
Hofman, M. (Mirjam), MAPhD student
Irving, dr. A.J.M. (Andrew)Assistant Professor of Religion and Heritage
Jedan, prof. dr. C. (Christoph)Professor of Ethics and Comparative Philosophy of Religion
Leeuwen, N. van, MA
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
Oviedo Salazar, M.G.PhD student
Paul, prof. dr. H.J. (Herman)Professor of Secularization Studies
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., MAPhD student
Weir, prof. dr. T.H. (Todd)Associate Professor History of Christianity and Modern Culture
Westendorp, dr. M.F. (Mariske)Postdoc
Wilson, dr. E.K. (Erin)Associate Professor of Global Politics and Religion; Vice Dean and Director of Education

Graduate School

Support Staff

Barkowitz, H.S. (Hana), Bsc
Berg, drs. D.L. (Debbie) van denInternational Officer and Research Policy Officer
Boer, drs. T.M.L. (Thea) deeducational coordinator/student advisor
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 adviser
Hei-van der Touw, M.H. (Ria) deEducation Administration Officer
Kootstra, D. (Dik), MACoordinator high school projects ThRS; policy officer Pre University Academy
Luth, dr. J.R. (Jan)Lecturer in Liturgical Science, especially Hymnology and Church Music
Mason, prof. dr. S.N. (Steve)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
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
Veen, R.L.W. (Robbert) van, BscEducation & IT coordinator, e-learning developer
Vellenga, dr. S.J. (Sipco)Vice Dean / Director of Teaching
Wijnia, dr. L.
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