Intercollegiate Religious Studies Program

Religious Studies is a cooperative program offered jointly by Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, Pomona, and Scripps Colleges. Students may enroll in religious studies courses offered at the undergraduate colleges, and advanced students may, with permission, enroll in master's-level courses in their area of specialization at Claremont Graduate University.

At Claremont McKenna College

Stephen Davis

  • Philosophy of Religion

Gastón Espinosa (Chair)

  • American Religions
  • Religion and Politics
  • Religion, Politics and Global Violence
  • Religion and Film
  • Latino Religions

Gary Gilbert

  • Jewish Studies
  • Early Christianity

Cynthia Humes

  • South Asian Religious
  • Hinduism
  • Goddesses and Gurus

Daniel Michon

  • South Asian Religions
  • Hinduism
  • Religious Studies Theory
At Pomona College

Oona Eisenstadt

  • Jewish studies
  • Contemporary Jewish thought

Zayn Kassam

  • Islam
  • Religion and the environment

Zhiru Ng

  • Chinese religions

Erin Runions

  • Hebrew Bible
  • Religion and gender

Darryl Smith

  • Philosophy of religion
At Pitzer College

Joe Parker

  • Japanese religions

Carina Johnson

  • Religion in early modern Europe
At Scripps College

Lara Deeb

  • Anthropology of the Middle East
  • Contemporary Issues in Gender and Islam
  • Sexuality and Religion
  • Palestine through Ethnography and Film

Luis Salés

  • Non-Western Early Christianities
  • Christian-Muslim Relations
  • Pre-colonial Asian and African Christianities
  • Postcolonial theory
  • Gender/Sexuality in the Bible and Early Christianity
At Harvey Mudd College

Erika Dyson

  • Religion & Science
  • Religion & Law
  • Gender