Center for Religious Understanding

Board, Fellows and Staff

Community Advisory Board Members

Rev. David Montgomery, Director, Toledo Campus Ministry

Mr. Joel Marcovitch, CEO, The Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo

Aige Guo, Ph.D., Director, Confucius Institute at the University of Toledo

S. Amjad Hussain, M.D., Emeritus Professor of Surgery College of Medicine and Member of the University of Toledo Board of Trustees

Ms. Cherrefe Kadri, J.D., Toledo Attorney at Law

Sudershan Pasupuleti, Ph.D., Professor, UT College of Social Justice and Human Service

Mr. Bryce Roberts, Executive Director, the Servant Leadership Center

Msgr. Michael R. Billian, VF, Dean of the Saint Agnes Deanery, Pastor of Corpus Christi University Parish

Rev. Jay Rinsen Weik, M.M., Founder and Priest, the Toledo Zen Center and Senior Lecturer, the Department of Music


Ovamir Anjum, Ph.D., Imam Khattab Endowed Chair in Islamic Studies

Jeanine Diller, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Philosophy & Religious Studies

Peter Feldmeier, Ph.D., Margaret and Thomas Murray and James J. Bacik Chair in Catholic Studies

Richard R. Gaillardetz, Ph.D., Founder of the Center for Religious Understanding and Joseph McCarthy Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology, Boston College

Barbara Alice Mann, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Honors College

Ashley Pryor, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Honors College


Yonatan Miller, Ph.D., Director.

Teri Garcia, Administrative Assistant.



Last Updated: 2/28/20