Affiliated Faculty, Emeritus & Honorary

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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David L. Lee, Professor
Area of Specialization: Environmental Studies, South Asian Cultures
Email: David.Lee@fiu.edu
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James Huchingson, Professor Emeritus

Areas of Specialization: Earth Ethics/Environmental Ethics
Email: huchings@fiu.edu

Online Professor Emeritus Religious Studies

B.S., Emory University 1963
M.A., Emory University 1969
Ph.D., Emory University, 1977

Research Focus: Religion and Science.

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

Nathan Katz, Emeritus Professor of Jain Studies

Area of Specialization: Jews of India, Comparative Religions
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Dipak Jain, Special Appointment
Area 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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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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