North Central College - Naperville, IL

Religious Studies Faculty

Philosophy & Religious Studies Department Chairperson: Wioleta D. Polinska, Professor of Religious Studies

Shelley Birdsong
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
B.A., Azusa Pacific University, 2004; M.A., Claremont School of Theology, 2008; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, 2014
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Perry Hamalis
Cecelia Schneller Mueller Professor of Religion; Professor of Religious Studies
B.A., Boston College, 1992; M. Div., Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, 1996; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2004
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Brian Hoffert
Associate Professor of Religious Studies and History
B.A., University of Toronto, 1990; A.M., University of Hawaii, 1993; Ph.D., Harvard University, 2002
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Wioleta Polinska
Professor of Religious Studies; Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Magister of Microbiology, Warsaw University, 1986; M.Div., Bethel Theological Seminary, 1991; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, 1997
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Faculty Emeriti

Thomas R. McFaul
Professor of Ethics and Religious Studies Emeritus
B.A., Northern Illinois University, 1964; M.Div., Pacific School of Religion, 1967; Ph.D., Boston University, 1972
Howard E. Mueller
Dr. C. Frederick Toenniges Professor of Religious Studies
B.A., North Central College, 1958; B.D., Evangelical Theological Seminary, 1961; S.T.M., Yale University Divinity School, 1962; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1973
William H. Naumann
Professor of Religious Studies Emeritus