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Mathijssen, dr. B.M.H.P. (Brenda)Associate Professor Geography and Psychology of Religion; Vice Dean and Director of Education a.i.
Popovic, prof. dr. M. (Mladen)Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
Westerbeek, M.J. (Marjon), MScManaging Director

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

Department Jewish, Christian and Islamic Origins

Aksu, dr. A.W. (Ayhan)Postdoctoral Researcher
Bakker, A.F. (Arjen), PhDAssistant Professor Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism
Cárdenas Ureña, J.A., MAPhD student
Fowler, K.A. (Kim), MA PhDAssistant Professor of New Testament
Iest, dr. R.N. (Ruwan) van derLecturer Koinè and New Testament Greek
Kara, S. (Seyfeddin), PhDAssistant Professor of Islamic Origins
Minzoni, F., MAPhD student
Nante, M.T.
Popovic, prof. dr. M. (Mladen)Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
Roig Lanzillotta, F.L. (Lautaro), ProfProfessor of New Testament and Early Christian Studies
Rose, dr. W.H. (Wolter)Lecturer Hebrew
Sanders, prof. dr. A.F. (Andy)Em. Professor of philosophy of religion, especially the philosophy of the multi-religious society
Taddeo, bc. R.H. (Hamlet)PhD candidate
Tanja, J.M. (Johanna)Lecturer Hebrew Bible and Judaism
Versluis, A. (Arie)
Winterberg, A.A. (Alberto Alfredo), MAPhD student
Wolfs, R.
Zwan, A. (Bram) van derLecturer Arabic

Department Comparative Study of Religion

Bartelink, dr. B.E. (Brenda)Senior researcher / Assistant Professor
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
Harrison-Clarke, N., MA
Hoenders, H.J.R.
Hummel, T.M. van, MAPhD student
Huotari, dr. R.L.R.
Knibbe, dr. K.E. (Kim)Associate Professor Sociology and Anthropology of Religion
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)Associate Professor Geography and Psychology of Religion; Vice Dean and Director of Education a.i.
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. (Eryc) de, MPhD student
Rosie, X.J.S. (Sujin), MAPhD candidate
Stiksma, E., MSc
Stuckrad, C.K.M. (Kocku) von, ProfProfessor 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
Anggraeni, D., MA
Badurdeen, F.A. (Fathima Azmiya), Dr PhD
Carpenedo Rodrigues, M. (Manoela), PhDAssistant Professor and Marie Curie Fellow
Colominas Aparicio, M. (Mònica), ProfVENI Researcher, 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), ProfProfessor 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
Nghiem, T. (Thao), MAPhD student
Nutters, drs. T. (Tia)Funding Officer at the Faculties of Spatial Sciences and Religion, Culture and Society / Academic Editor at Talent Development (US)
Ommen, M.I.D. van
Ridder, prof. dr. ir. G.J. (Jeroen) deProfessor by special appointment of Christian philosophy
Weir, T.H. (Todd), ProfAssociate Professor History of Christianity and Modern Culture
Wilson, E.K. (Erin), ProfProfessor of Politics and Religion; Vice Dean and Director of Education
Zahur Abdulshakur, M.

Graduate School

Support Staff

Berg, drs. D.L. (Debbie) van denInternational officer and Coordinator Graduate School RCS
Boer, drs. T.M.L. (Thea) deEducational coordinator/Study advisor
Bot, K.D.J.M. (Karen) de, MALecturer in Dutch as a second language
Boven, J. van, MAProject manager Erasmus Mundus
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
Ende, K. (Kees) van den, MAAssistant education developer / Study advisor
Hartog, P.B.
Hei-van der Touw, M.H. (Ria) deEducation Administration Officer
Huotari, dr. R.L.R.
Kootstra, D. (Dik), MACoordinator (information) events
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
Rosenbergová, S. (Sabina), PhDLecturer at Campus Fryslan / Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher in Center for Religion and Heritage
Timmermans, L. (Laura)Coordinator Student Office Administration
Velden, N. (Nina) van derTeacher Communication and Information Studies - Faculty of Arts
Vellenga, dr. S.J. (Sipco)Em. Lecturer Sociology of Religion
Vidunaite, M., MA
Wolfs, R.
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