Comparative Religion Faculty

Director of Center for Peace and Spirituality, University Chaplain, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
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Rev. Currie spent 17 years working directly on issues related to homelessness and housing before earning his master of divinity degree. He has worked to build interfaith coalitions to address critical national issues, such as healthcare, gun violence, climate change and immigration reform.

Associate Dean & Director, School of Arts & Humanities
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David DeMoss is a professor of philosophy and director of the School of Arts & Humanities.

Assistant Professor
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Daniel Eisen, PhD is an Assistant Professor at Pacific University whose research is situated in the study of race, ethnic identity, and racial and ethnic relations. Employing critical race theory and grounded theory methodologies, his research examines Filipino ethnic identity development in Hawai‘i. 

Assistant Professor
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Aaron Greer teaches Sociology and Anthropology. 

Professor
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Professor Marenco's areas of specialization include Bioethics, Philosophy of Religion and Public Philosophy.

Associate Professor
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Adam Rafalovich has published widely on medical sociology. He is an associate professor of sociology who received his PhD in sociology from the University of British Columbia, and has published books in the area of media sociology.

Bachelor of Social Work Program Director
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Don Schweitzer's research goals are to continue to conduct participatory and qualitative research in an effort to help shape innovative forms of policy, treatment models and service evaluation that can help overcome the problems associated with the homeless and runaway youth.

Assistant Professor
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Jaye Cee Whitehead is an alumna — and now assistant professor — of Pacific University's sociology program.