Professional Positions


Columbia University
Chair and Professor, Department of Religion 2007-
Co-Director, Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life 2007
Visiting Professor, Religion and Architecture 2003-2005

Union Theological Seminary
Professor of Philosophy of Religion 2007-

Williams College
Cluett Professor of Humanities, Emeritus 2009
Cluett Professor of Humanities 1997-2009
Preston S. Parish Professor of Humanities 1993-1997
Preston S. Parish Third Century Professor of Religion 1992-1993
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor 1986 1991
Professor of Religion 1981-1986
Associate Professor of Religion 1978-1981
Assistant Professor of Religion 1973-1978

Global Education Network

Co-Founder with Herbert Allen, Global Education Network 1999
Board of Directors 1999

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
William Neal Reynolds Visiting Professor of Communication Studies 1999 Spring

University of Sydney, Australia
Visiting Professor Center for Humanities, 1995 January

Columbia University, School of Architecture
Visiting Professor of Architectural Theory 1994

Smith College
Visiting Lecturer in Religion 1981

Harvard University
Instructor in Religion 1972-1973