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Contact Us

During the 2023-24 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: religst-info [at] (religst-info[at]lists[dot]stanford[dot]edu)

Department Contacts

Department Chair

Kathryn Gin Lum

kgin [at] (kgin[at]stanford[dot]edu)

Department Manager

Karen Ajluni: (650) 723-1404

 kajluni [at] (kajluni[at]stanford[dot]edu)

Graduate Studies

Director of Graduate Studies 

Anna Bigelow

abigelow [at] (abigelow[at]stanford[dot]edu)

Graduate Student Services Officer

Jill Covington 

jillj [at] (jillj[at]stanford[dot]edu)

Undergraduate Studies

Director of Undergraduate Studies 

Barbara Pitkin:

pitkin [at] (pitkin[at]stanford[dot]edu)

Undergraduate Student Services Officer

Karina Sahgal: (650) 723-3322

ksahgal [at]