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This Portfolio site is intended to serve as a resource for students and faculty of the DU/Iliff Joint PhD Program in the Study of Religion.
Program Contact Information
Faculty Director (term staring July 1, 2023):
Dr. Sandra Dixon
Faculty Assistant Director (term starting July 1, 2023):
Dr. Antony Alumkal
Dr. Rhonda Eaker
JDP Organization and Leadership
The JDP is managed by the leadership of both the University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology. On the DU side the program reports to Dr. Keith Miller, Associate Provost, Graduate Education. On the Iliff side, the program reports to Dr. Cathie Kelsey, Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty.
The DU/Iliff Joint Ph.D Committee (the JDP Committee) serves as the main governing body of the Joint Ph.D. Program. This Committee makes decisions regarding curricular matters, certain JDP petitions, program assessment, and program policies.
The committee members for 2022/23 were as follows:Dr. Antony Alumkal (Iliff Rep)
Dr. Lynn Schofield Clark (DU Rep)
Dr. Nader Hashemi (DU Rep - winter, spring 2023)
Dr. Marco Nathan (DU Rep - fall 2022 only)
Dr. Eric Smith (Iliff Rep)Dr. Sandra Dixon (Staff Rep)
Dr. Rhonda Eaker (Staff Rep)
Dr. Mark George (Staff Rep)Dr. Cathie Kelsey (Iliff Co-Dean)
Dr. Keith Miller (DU Co-Dean)