Contact Us

During the 2021-22 academic year, staff and faculty in Religious Studies will be working hybrid flex schedules that combine onsite work with remote work. We are available to answer questions by email or phone, Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Mailing Address

Department of Religious Studies

450 Jane Stanford Way
Building 70 | Main Quad
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2029

Interdepartment Mail Code: 2165
General Information:

Department Contacts

Department Chair

Paul Harrison: (650) 736-8688

Department Manager

Karen Ajluni: (650) 723-1404

Graduate Studies

Director of Graduate Studies 

John Kieschnick

Graduate Student Services Officer

Jill Covington: (650) 723-2548

Undergraduate Studies

Director of Undergraduate Studies 

Michael Penn: (650) 736-8488

Undergraduate Student Services Officer

Karina Sahgal: (650) 723-3322