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Religious Studies

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Faculty

Robert Anderson
Professor of Anthropology
Vera Long Room 112, 510.430.2193, boba@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Public schools, teacher education, ethnography, human evolution

Meryl Bailey
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History
Art Room 106, 510.430.3287, mbailey@mills.edu
Professional Interests: The Italian Renaissance, especially late Renaissance art and architecture in Venice; concepts of violence and justice in early modern visual culture; popular poetry and Florentine portraiture; art and the legal system

Judith Bishop
Associate Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Trefethen Faculty Award
Vera Long 128, 510.430.3249, jbishop@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Women in world religions; theoretical approaches to gender, body, and sexuality; religion in public discourse

Marc A. Joseph
Professor of Philosophy
Frederick A. Rice Professorship
Department Head of Philosophy
Vera Long 108, 510.430.3219, majoseph@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Metaphysics, philosophy of mind and language, philosophy of logic and mathematics, classical studies

Ajuan Mance
Professor of English
May Treat Morrison Professorship
Mills Hall Room 311, 510.430.3378, amance@mills.edu
Professional Interests: African American literature, 19th-century American literature, US popular culture, the oral tradition in US literature, Black feminist thought, African American art

Mary-Ann Milford
Professor of Art History
Carver Professor of Far Eastern Studies
Department Head of Art and Art History
Art 105, 510.430.2117, mmilford@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Contemporary Asian art, specializing in women's art of South Asia and the art of India, China, and Japan

Cynthia Scheinberg
Professor of English
Dean of Graduate Literary Studies
Mills Hall Room 319, 510.430.2213, cyns@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Victorian literature, emphasis poetry, Anglo-Jewish literature, women's studies, religion and literature, feminist theory, genre studies, cinema studies, composition and pedagogy, community service/service learning curriculum development

Visiting Scholars

Mitchell Allen
Visiting Professor
Vera Long 113, 925.285.8664, mallen@mills.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 and by appointment
Professional Interests: Ancient Near East, archaeology, scholarly publishing

Shaina Hammerman
Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall
shammerman@mills.e

Bula Maddison
Visiting Assistant Professor
Mills Hall Room 330, 510.430.2372, bmaddiso@mills.edu
Office Hours: Mondays 4:00-5:00, Thursdays 1:00-2:00, and by appointment
Professional Interests: Bible, bible in modern literature, Bakhtinian theory

Staff

Holly G. Robinson
Faculty Administrative Assistant
Vera Long Building, 510.430.2113, holly@mills.edu



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P: 510.430.2338
F: 510.430.2304
E: rel@mills.edu

Last Updated: 7/24/13