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Frank Crohn, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Bruce Chilton, Executive Director and Founder

Emily Darrow


FELLOWS of the Institute

(click on each name for a detailed biography)

Bruce Chilton, Bernard Iddings Bell Professor of Religion at Bard College.

Jacob Neusner, Research Professor of Theology and Religion at Bard College.

Robert M. Berchman, Dowling College.

Markus Bockmeuhl, University Lecturer in Divinity at the University of Cambridge.

Jonathan E. Brockopp, Assistant Professor of Religion (Islam) at Bard College.

Bradley Clough, Assistant Professor of Religion (Buddhism) at Bard College.

John Dominic Crossan, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at De Paul University.

Peter Davids, Director of Studies, Schloss Mittersill Study Center, Austria.

Richard H. Davis, Associate Professor of Religion (Hinduism) at Bard College.

Craig A. Evans, Professor of Biblical Studies at Trinity Western University.

William Scott Green, University of Rochester.

Nancy S. Leonard, Professor of English, Bard College

Scot McKnight, Karl A. Olsson Professor in Religious Studies, North Park University.

Parviz Morewedge, Binghamton University.

Paul E. Murray, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion (Modern Catholicism) at Bard College.

John Painter, Professor of Theology at Charles Sturt University, Canberra, Australia.

Marianne Sawicki, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Morgan State University.

Bernard Brandon Scott, Darbeth Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Phillips Theological Seminary.

John Shelby Spong, Retired Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark.



Institute of Advanced Theology
Bruce Chilton, Executive Director
Bard College, PO Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York 12504-5000

Tel: 845-758-7279
E-mail: iat@bard.edu