Affiliated Faculty, Emeritus & Honorary

Emeritus:

James Huchingson, Professor Emeritus

Email: huchings@fiu.edu

Areas of specializations: Environmental Ethics, philosophy and theology of nature, Process thought. _____________________________________________________________________________

Dr. Andrea Seidel, PhD.Professor Emeritus of Dance

Email: seidela@fiu
Areas of specializations: Plains Indian ritual, Pueblo dance and ritual of the Southwest; Maya dance and ritual in Guatemala; expressive culture and the sacred; shamanism and ecstatic dance; embodied sacred knowledge; yoga and the art of meditation

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Dr. Gudorf Professor Emeritus

Areas of specialization: Ethics, Sex and Gender, Postmodernism & Religion, Catholicism, Latin American Churches.

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Nathan Katz, Emeritus Professor of Jain Studies

Areas of specialization: Jews of India, Comparative Religions
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Honorary:

Dipak Jain, Special Appointment

Areas of specialization:Dipak Jain, chairman of the Jain Education & Research Foundation, received an honorary degree from the College of Arts & Sciences during Spring 2012 Commencement. Professor Jain currently serves as dean of INSEAD, one of the largest business graduate schools in the world. As chairman of the Jain Education & Research Foundation, Jain has overseen the establishment of the Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship in Jain Studies at FIU.
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Affiliated Faculty:

Mohiaddin Mesbahi, Associate Professor
Area of Specialization: Islam and Politics, Central Asian Studies
Email: Mohiaddin.Messbahi@fiu.edu
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Meri-Jane Rochelson, Professor
Area of Specialization: British and American Jewish Fiction
Email: Meri-jane.Rochelson@fiu.edu
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Dennis Wiedman, Associate Professor
Area of Specialization: Native American religions
Email: Dennis.Wiedman@fiu.edu
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Thomas A. Breslin, Professor
Area of Specialization: Catholic Missions, Chinese Culture
Email: thomas.breslin@fiu.edu
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Carol Damian, Professor
Area of Specialization: Religion in Latin America
Email: Carol.Damian@fiu.edu
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