Harold W. Attridge is the Sterling Professor of Divinity. His areas of research are New Testament exegesis and Hellenistic Judaism and the history of the early Church, with special interests in Coptic and Syriac Christianity.
Adela Yarbro Collinsis the Buckingham Professor of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation. She specializes in the New Testament and Christian Origins. Her current research project is a book on the reception of the apostle Paul and his letters in the ancient Mediterranean world, including Syria. The working title is “Paul Transformed: From Romans to Augustine.”
John J. Collins is the Holmes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation. He has published widely on the subjects of apocalypticism, wisdom, Hellenistic Judaism, and the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Joseph Cumming serves as the Director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture Reconciliation Program, promoting reconciliation between Muslims and Christians, and between Muslim nations and the West, drawing on the resources of the Abrahamic faiths and the teachings and person of Jesus.
Carolyn Sharp is Professor of Hebrew Scriptures. Her research explores aspects of the composition, redaction, and rhetoric of Hebrew Scripture texts. In recent articles, she has examined the representation of Hebrew Bible traditions in the Septuagint and the Dead Sea Scrolls, urged the creation of a multivocal Old Testament theology shaped by the notion of diaspora identity, and explored the potential of Old Testament hermeneutics to address contemporary ecclesial debates.
Bryan Spinks is a Professor of Liturgical Studies. His research interests include East Syrian rites, Reformed rites, issues in theology and liturgy, and worship in a postmodern age. He teaches courses on marriage liturgy, English Reformation worship traditions, the eucharistic prayer and theology, Christology, and liturgy of the Eastern churches.
Robert R. Wilson is the Hoober Professor of Religious Studies and a Professor of Old Testament. His interests include Israelite prophecy, the Deuteronomistic history, and ancient Israelite religion in its social and cultural context.
Maurice Samuels is a Professor of French specializing in nineteenth-century literature and culture. He has published on romanticism and realism, historical representation, modernity, and visual culture and has recently finished a book on France's first Jewish fiction writers. He is currently working on French Philosemitism, or positive representations of Jews in modern French culture. Samuels teaches undergraduate seminars on “Jewish Identity and French Culture,” “Paris in the 19th Century,” and “Money and the Novel,” and graduate seminars on “Modernity,” “Realism and Naturalism,” and “Fin-de-siecle France.”
School of Management
Paul Bracken is a Professor of Political Science and of the Yale School of Management. His research concerns international relations, national security, and the multinational corporation. He teaches classes in business, government, and globalization, and strategy, technology, and war.
School of Medicine
Howard Forman is a Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and is the faculty founder and director of the MD/MBA program between Yale School of Medicine and Yale School of Management as well as the co-director of the School of Management's MBA for Executives Program. He is a health services researcher focusing on diagnostic radiology, health policy, and healthcare leadership.
Hamada Hamid is Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Psychiatry. He has published on mental health and Muslim cultures and is the founding and current managing editor of the Journal of Muslim Mental Health. His current research interests include epilepsy and depression, the role of culture in the presentation and management of neuropsychiatric illnesses, and mental health policy in the Middle East. As the Director for Center of Global Health at the Institute for Social Policy & Understanding, he coordinates health policy research as it relates to Muslim populations.
James F. Leckman is a Professor in the School of Medicine and a child psychiatrist. Among other activities, he is the Founder of ERICE Empowerment & Resilience in Children Everywhere) an initiative to promote mental health among Palestinian and Israeli children, the victims of a violent conflict.
Asghar Rastegar is Professor of Medicine and Director of Global Health Program and Co-Director of Yale/Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholar Program. His primary interest is in the broad area of health care workforce development in developing world, with special emphasis on internal medicine and nephrology. For the past three decades he has been involved internationally in developing educational programs for training of physicians in the developing world. He has worked extensively in Iran, Russia and most recently sub-Saharan Africa.
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Geetanjali Singh Chanda is a Senior Lecturer. Her research interests include popular culture and feminist and trans-cultural pedagogy, masculinities and religion. She teaches courses on globalization, autobiographies, family, cultural identity, popular culture, international feminisms and postcolonial India.