School of Religion

The School of Religion, Queen’s University, is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Dustin Atlas as Co-ordinator of Jewish Studies and Assistant Professor in Contemporary Jewish Religion and Globalized Identities. 

Dr. Atlas has a PhD in Religious Studies from Rice University.  His work brings together Jewish thinkers and contemporary issues such as relationships between humans and non-humans, ecology, and postcolonial identities, showing how Judaism in the present is responding to  globalized world views.   Most recently he has been Assistant Professor in Religious Studies at University of Dayton and where he has overseen and taught in the Jewish Studies program.  He has already published a number of articles and chapters and his book manuscript, Buber Talks:  Jewish Dialogue and the Nonhuman World is nearing completion.