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: religst-info@lists.stanford.edu


Department Contacts

Department Chair

Paul Harrison: (650) 736-8688
paulh1@stanford.edu

Department Manager

Karen Ajluni: (650) 723-1404
kajluni@stanford.edu


Graduate Studies

Director of Graduate Studies 

John Kieschnick
kiesch@stanford.edu

Graduate Student Services Officer

Jill Covington: (650) 723-2548
jillj@stanford.edu


Undergraduate Studies

Director of Undergraduate Studies 

Michael Penn: (650) 736-8488
mppenn@stanford.edu

Undergraduate Student Services Officer

Karina Sahgal: (650) 723-3322
ksahgal@stanford.edu