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Full Time Faculty

Stuart Charme

Stuart Z. Charmé

Title/Rank: Professor of Religion
Education: B.A., Columbia University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Chicago
Areas of Special Interest: Psychology of Religion, Religious and Ethnic Identity, Gender and Religion, Contemporary Jewish Life
Email: scharme@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: 856-225-6237
Office: 429 Cooper Street, Room 300
Website: http://crab.rutgers.edu/~scharme/

James Genone

James Genone

Title/Rank: Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Education: B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Boston College
Areas of Special Interest: Perception, Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, History of Modern Philosophy, and Personal Identity
Email: james.genone@camden.rutgers.edu
Office: 429 Cooper Street, Room 301
Website: http://jamesgenone.rutgers.edu/

Nicole Karapanagiotis 

Nicole Karapanagiotis

Title/Rank: Assistant Professor of Religion
Education: B.A., Religion, University of Florida, B.S., Psychology, University of Florida, M.A. and Ph.D., Religious Studies, Indiana University
Areas of Special Interest: Devotional Hinduisms, Theistic Vedanta Philosophies, Method and Theory in Religion, Ritual Theory, Religion and Technology, Religious Studies Pedagogy 
Email: nicole.karapanagiotis@rutgers.edu
Office Phone: 856-225-6574
Office: 429 Cooper Street, Room 303
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John Wall

Chair of Philosophy and Religion Departments

Title/Rank: Professor of Religion (Joint Appointment in Childhood Studies)
Education: B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Areas of Special Interest: Ethical Theory, Ethics and Poetics, Religious Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Continental Philosophy, Post-Structuralism, Childhood Studies, Children’s Rights
Email: johnwall@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: 856-745-6532
Office: 429 Cooper Street, Room 306
Website: http://johnwall.camden.rutgers.edu/

Melissa Yates

Melissa Yates

Title/Rank: Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Education: B.A., Grinnell College; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Areas of Special Interest: Social and Political Philosophy, 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Ethics
Email: yatesm@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: 856-225-6275
Office: 429 Cooper Street, Room 305
Website: http://yates.rutgers.edu/

 

Fall 2014 Part Time Lecturers 

Kenneth Banner

Education:
Areas of Special Interest: Early Judaism and Christianity
Email: banner@camden.rutgers.edu

Margaret Betz

Education: Temple University, Ph.D. in Philosophy
Areas of Special Interest: Continental Philosophy, Feminist Theory, Animal Ethics
Email: margbetz@camden.rutgers.edu

Tal Correm 

Tal Correm

Education: Temple University, Ph.D. Candidate in Philosophy
Areas of Special Interest: Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics
Email: tal.correm@temple.edu    

 John Garner

John Garner

Education: Villanova University, Ph.D. Candidate in Philosophy
Areas of Special Interest: Ancient Greek Philosophy, Contemporary Continental
Email: john.garner@villanova.edu   

Michael Gentzel

Education: Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D. Candidate in Philosophy
Areas of Special Interest: Biomedical Ethics, Ethical Theory
Email: lalovareigns@aol.com

Mahdi Ibn-Ziyad

Education: Union Institute Graduate School, Ph.D. in Religio-Ethical Theory and Educational Philosophy
Areas of Special Interest: Africana Thought, Religious and Social Philosophy
Email: ziyad@camden.rutgers.edu

  Patrick McCauley

Patrick McCauley

Education: University of Iowa, Ph.D. in Philosophical Theology and Literature
Areas of Special Interest: Kant, Philosophical Theology, Religion and Science, Religion and Literature
Email: McCauleyP@chc.edu

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Bryan Sacks

Education: Rutgers University, Ph.D. Candidate in Media Studies
Areas of Special Interest: 
Email: bksacks@yahoo.com

Greg Salyer 

Greg Salyer

Education: Emory University, Ph.D. in Literary Theory
Areas of Special Interest: Native American Literature, Contemporary Fiction, and Literature and Religion
Email: greg.salyer@rutgers.edu

Ed Young

Education: Penn State University, M.A. in Philosophy
Areas of Special Interest: 
Email: profyoung@verizon.net

 

Emeritus Faculty

Charles Jarrett

Charles Jarrett

Title/Rank: Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
Education: B.A., University of Florida; M.A. and Ph.D., University of California Berkeley
Areas of Special Interest: Spinoza, History of Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Law
Email: jarrett@camden.rutgers.edu
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Website: http://crab.rutgers.edu/~jarrett/

 

Clifford W. Brown

Title/Rank: Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
Education: A.B. and A.M., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D. Bryn Mawr College
Areas of Special Interest: Leibniz, History of Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Art, Metaphysics
Email: cwjobrown@navpoint.net
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