Faculty

Core Faculty

Marc Zvi Brettler

Marc Zvi Brettler

Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor in Judaic Studies

marc.brettler@duke.edu

Marc Brettler, a member of the American Academy for Jewish Research and the Council of the Society of Biblical Literature, is the Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor of Jewish Studies in the... Full Profile »

Ellen F. Davis

Ellen F. Davis

Amos Ragan Kearns Professor of Bible and Practical Theology in the Divinity School

Office: 303 Old Divinity, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90967, Durham, NC 27708-0967

Phone: (919) 660-3561

edavis@div.duke.edu

Ellen F. Davis is Amos Ragan Kearns Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke University Divinity School in North Carolina. The author of eight books and many articles, her research interests... Full Profile »

Kata Gellen

Kata Gellen

Assistant Professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literature

Office: 116B Old Chemistry Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90256, Durham, NC 27708-0256

Phone: (919) 660-3168

Office Hours: Fall 2018 office hoursTuesday and Thursday 2:45-3:45pm

kata.gellen@duke.edu

My main areas of research are German literary modernism, German-Jewish culture, Weimar cinema, and Austrian literature. My manuscript, Kafka and Noise: The Discovery of Cinematic Sound in Literary... Full Profile »

Ylana Miller

Ylana Miller

Visiting Assoc Professor

Office: 318 Carr Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: +1 919 668 1611

ymiller@duke.edu

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Irene Silverblatt

Irene Silverblatt

Professor of Cultural Anthropology

Office: 500 W 111th St, Apt 2B, New York, NY 10025

Campus Box: Box 90091, Durham, NC 27708-0091

Phone: (919) 641-0319

irene.silverblatt@duke.edu

Irene Silverblatt researches the cultural dimensions of power. She studies how “race-thinking” and gender relations were integral to the making of the modern world as well as how historical memory... Full Profile »

Avner Vengosh

Avner Vengosh

Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences

Office: 205 Old Chemistry Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90230, Durham, NC 27708-0230

Phone: (919) 681-8050

vengosh@duke.edu

My research aims to link environmental geochemistry and isotope hydrology in order to trace the sources and mechanisms of water contamination and relationships with human health. Current research... Full Profile »

Affiliated Faculty

Yaakov Ariel

Yaakov Ariel

Professor of Religious Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill

Office: 106 Carolina Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill

Phone: (919) 962 - 3930

yariel@email.unc.edu

Yaakov Ariel is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Chicago, where he completed a doctoral degree on Christian messianic groups and their relation to Jews and... Full Profile »

Joel Marcus

Joel Marcus

Professor of New Testament

Office: 217 Gray Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90967, Durham, NC 27708-0967

Phone: (919) 660-3562

jmarcus@div.duke.edu

Joel Marcus teaches New Testament with an emphasis on the Gospels and the context of early Christianity within Judaism. His publications include two monographs on Mark, a two-volume commentary on the... Full Profile »

Steven Sager

Steven Sager

Visiting Lecturer in Academic Programs

Office: 101 New Divinity, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90968, Durham, NC 27708-0968

Phone: (919) 660-3432

steve.sager@duke.edu

Steven Sager has been the Rabbi of Beth El Synagogue in Durham for over a decade. A graduate of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, he also earned a M.A. in Religion from Temple University and... Full Profile »

Wagner

J. Ross Wagner

Associate Professor of New Testament

Office: Box 90968, 407 Chapel Drive, 316 Gray, Durham, NC 27705

Campus Box: Box 90968, 316 Gray Bldg, Durham, NC 27708-0968

Phone: (919) 660-3480

ross.wagner@duke.edu

Professor Wagner returned to Duke in 2013 after teaching New Testament for fifteen years at Princeton Theological Seminary. Specializing in Paul’s letters and in Septuagint studies, he seeks to... Full Profile »

Priscilla Wald

Priscilla Wald

R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English

Office: 327B Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 684-6869

pwald@duke.edu

Priscilla Wald teaches and works on U.S. literature and culture, particularly literature of the late-18th to mid-20th centuries, contemporary narratives of science and medicine, science fiction... Full Profile »

Emeritus

Martin P. Golding

Martin P. Golding

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

Office: 201K West Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0743

Phone: (919) 660-3062

golding@law.duke.edu

Martin P. Golding (Ph.D. 1959, Columbia) joined the Duke faculty on September 1, 1976, as Professor of Philosophy and Law. He has taught at Columbia... Full Profile »

Claudia Koonz

Claudia Koonz

Peabody Family Professor Emeritus of History in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Office: 333 Carr Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90719, Durham, NC 27708-0719

Phone: (919) 684-3941

ckoonz@duke.edu

How does it happen that citizens who consider themselves deeply moral can believe that some of their fellow citizens embody a danger so lethal that they must be eliminated? In "The Nazi Conscience,"... Full Profile »

Carol L. Meyers

Carol L. Meyers

Mary Grace Wilson Professor of Religion in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Office: 227 Gray Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90964, Durham, NC 27708-0964

Phone: (919) 660-3514

carol@duke.edu

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