Divinity School Faculty
Divinity School faculty are world-renowned scholars and educators, representing an extraordinary breadth and depth of knowledge across the world's religious traditions, past and present, as well as a range of disciplinary and methodological approaches to the study of religion. See below for a full directory or information about how our faculty work across disciplines.
Faculty and Research News
Anthony C. Yu Junior Faculty Fellowship
The Divinity School is pleased to announce the second Anthony C. Yu Junior Faculty Fellowship....more info
David Nirenberg appointed dean of the Divinity School
David Nirenberg, who has served as interim dean of the University of Chicago Divinity School since....more info
Pope Francis honors Prof. Jean-Luc Marion with one of world’s top theology prizes
UChicago scholar awarded prestigious Ratzinger Prize for lifetime achievements University of....more info
Research at the University of Chicago
With a commitment to free and open inquiry, UChicago scholars take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans arts to engineering, medicine to education. Their work transforms the way we understand the world, advancing fields of study, and often creating new ones.
Devoted to comparative religious history, "History of Religions" has set the standard for the study of religious phenomena from prehistory to modern times.
"The Journal of Religion" promotes critical, hermeneutical, historical, and constructive inquiry into religion