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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
Blokhuis, dr. B.A. (Bea)Lecturer Greek and Latin
Dijk, dr. J. (Jaap) vanAssistent Professor of Egyptology
Glas, J.E. (Eelco), MAResearcher/lecturer
Hayes, G.A. (Gemma), MA MA
Lesage Gárriga, dr. L.
Longacre, D.G. (Drew), PhDPostdoctoral researcher
Luther, S.K. (Susanne)Assistant Professor of New Testament
Mason, prof. dr. S.N. (Steve)Distinguished Professor of Ancient Mediterranean Religions and Cultures
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
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
Schoonover, M. (Myles), BAPhD student
Sierksma-Agteres, S.J.M. (Suzan), MAPhD student
Wilde, C.E. (Clare), PhDAssistant Professor, tenure track
Zurawski, J.M. (Jason), PhDPostdoctoral Fellow, Qumran Institute

Department Comparative Study of Religion

Al-Ajarma, K.A.M. (Kholoud), MAPostdoc Islam
Bartelink, dr. B.E. (Brenda)Senior researcher (postdoc)
Buitelaar, prof. dr. M.W. (Marjo)Professor of Contemporary Islam
Haverkate, S.F.S. (Selma)Onderzoeksmedewerker
Kloosterhuis, J.J. (Jenny)Onderzoeksmedewerker
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
Muthert, dr. J.K. (Hanneke)Associate Professor Psychology of Religion and Spiritual Care
Stuckrad, prof. dr. C.K.M. (Kocku) vonProfessor of Religious Studies
Tarusarira, dr. J. (Joram)Assistant Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding
Travagnin, dr. S. (Stefania)Rosalind Franklin Fellow and Assistant Professor of Religion in Asia (tenure track)
Vegt, A. (Annemarie) van der, MALecturer Spiritual Care
Vellenga, dr. S.J. (Sipco)Vice Dean / Director of Teaching
Visser-Nieraeth, dr. A. (Anja)Assistant Professor
Wiering, J.O. (Jelle)PhD student
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
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
Gelderloos-Commandeur, dr. J.K.
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
McIvor, dr. M.B. (Méadhbh)Assistant Professor of Religion, Law & Human Rights
Molendijk, prof. dr. A.L. (Arie)Professor of the History of Christianity; Professor of the Philosophy of Religion
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
Spijkerboer, dr. A.M. (Anne Marijke)Fellow on behalf of pastor movement Op Goed Gerucht
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

Abelmann, A.M.PhD student
Anwar Masduki, A., MAPhD student
Beeke, J.D. (Jonathon), PhDPhD student
Berger, dr. P. (Peter)Associate Professor of Indian Religions and the Anthropology of Religion
Blaauw, C.PhD student
Breugem, drs. ir. J.C.PhD student
Dekker, drs. W.L.PhD student
Eringa, F.I. (Fardo)PhD student
Espinoza Rizo, Á.A.PhD student
Felix, V.L. (Viviana), M
Hiemstra, drs. Y.J.PhD student
Hoogerland-van de Pol, drs. C. (Corrie)PhD student
Iest, R.N. (Ruwan) van derPhD student
Iglesias-Telleria, O.PhD student
Istiqomah, I. (iis), MA
Jansen, H. (Heidi)PhD student
Knibbe, dr. K.E. (Kim)Associate Professor Sociology and Anthropology of Religion
Koekkoek, drs. P.B.PhD student
Kraker-Zijlstra, A.C. de, MAPhD student
Krein, E.K.PhD student
Kwiatkowski, F. (Fryderyk), MAPhD student
Lans, B.E.A.L. (Birgit) van der, MALecturer / PhD student
Lemmens, C.P.J.PhD student
Li, G., LLM
Meekins, J.J.PhD student
Mouthaan, J.N.PhD student
Mudzimu, R.PhD student
Muller, A.PhD student
Müller, K.PhD student
Naser, A.PhD student
Nunes, L.F.A., MA
Oviedo Salazar, M.G.PhD student
Pietrogrande, F. (Filippo)PhD student
Plaisance, C.A.P., PhDPhD student
Plessis, L.M. du, MAPhD student
Romero Criado, A.PhD student
Roseboom, W.M., MAPhD student
Ruis, drs. A.PhD student
Schoot, J.A. (Joas) van der, MA
Shirokov, P., MAPhD student
Toukolehto, S.M.PhD student
Van Leer, S.W., MAPhD student
Wagenaar, W.F. (Welmoed), MAPhD candidate
Waller, D.J. (Daniel James), BA
Xavier Pena, J.

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
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
Wijnia, dr. L.
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