Faculty

Craig Agule

Title: Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Education: B.A., University of Virginia; J.D., University of Virginia School of Law; M.A. University College London; Ph.D. University of California, San Diego
Areas of Special Interest: Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law, Ethics, Medical and Engineering Ethics, Logic
Email: craig.agule@rutgers.edu
Phone: (856) 225-6745
Office: 429 Cooper Street, Room 302
Websitehttp://craigkagule.com 

Tesneem Alkiek

Title: Lecturer
Email:
ta522@camden.rutgers.edu
Education:  B.A. University of Michigan, Ph.D. Georgetown University
Areas of Interest:  Islam

Kenneth Banner

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

Margaret Betz

Title: Undergraduate Program Coordinator, and Associate Teaching Professor of Philosophy
Education: B.A., Villanova University; M.A. Boston College; Ph.D. Temple University
Areas of Special Interest: Applied Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Feminist Theory, Hannah Arendt, Animal Ethics, Environmental Ethics
Email: margbetz@camden.rutgers.edu
Phone: (856) 225-6275
Office: 429 Cooper Street, Room 306

Stuart Charme

Stuart Z. Charmé

Title: Director of Masters in Liberal Studies, and 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
Phone: (856) 225-6237
Office: 429 Cooper Street, Room 300
Website: https://charme.camden.rutgers.edu/

Patrick Denehy

Title: Lecturer
Education: 
Temple University, Ph.D. in Philosophy
Areas of Special Interest: Phenomenology (esp. Maurice Merleau-Ponty), Pragmatism (esp. John McDowell), Philosophy of Mind
Email: patrick.denehy@rutgers.edu

Michael Gentzel

Title: Lecturer
Education: 
Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D. in Philosophy
Areas of Special Interest: Biomedical Ethics, Ethical Theory
Email:michael.gentzel@rutgers.edu

Kipp Gilmore-Clough

Title: Lecturer
Education:
Temple University, Ph.D. in Religion
Areas of Special Interest: American Religion, Religion and Culture, and American Protestantism
Email: gg555@camden.rutgers.edu

Nicholas Johnson

Title: Lecturer
Email: mailto:nj332@rutgers.edu

Nicole Karapanagiotis

Title: Department Chair and Associate 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: South Asian Religions, Religion & Marketing, Digital Religion, and Religious Studies Pedagogy
Email: nicole.karapanagiotis@rutgers.edu
Phone: (856) 225-6574
Office: 429 Cooper Street, Room 303

 

Austin Rooney

Title: Lecturer
Education:
Temple University, Ph.D. Candidate in Philosophy
Areas of Special Interest: Ancient Philosophy, Philosophical Psychology, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art
Email: ar1198@camden.rutgers.edu

Bryan Sacks

Title: Lecturer
Education: 
Rutgers University, Ph.D. Candidate in Media Studies
Areas of Special Interest: 
Email: bksacks@rutgers.edu

Greg Salyer

Greg Salyer

Title: Lecturer
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

Nathan C. Walker

Title: Lecturer
Education:
Columbia University, Ed.D. in First Amendment Law
Areas of Special Interest: religious literacy, law, education, First Amendment, human rights, empathy, happiness, resilience
Email: nate.walker@rutgers.edu

John Wall

Title: Distinguished 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
Phone: (856) 745-6532
Office: 429 Cooper Street, Room 305
Website: https://johnwall.camden.rutgers.edu/

Ed Young

Title: Lecturer
Education:
Penn State University, M.A. in Philosophy
Areas of Special Interest: 
Email:phillipy@camden.rutgers.edu


Sharon A. Smith
Administrative Assistant

Email: sas548@camden.rutgers.edu
Phone: (856) 225-6080
Fax:  (856) 225-6602
Office:  429 Cooper Street, Room 109