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The Religion Department is mourning the sudden loss of our beloved colleague, Dr. Kathleen Erndl. A memorial celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, March 26, at 3 pm at the Alumni Center at FSU. Click here to learn more about Dr. Kathleen Erndl

The Religion Department mourns the loss of our former colleague Dr. John Carey who passed away on March 2, 2017. Click her to learn more about Dr. John Carey


News and Events


Lecture by Steven N. Simon : “The Long Goodbye: The U.S. and the Middle East from the
Islamic Revolution to the Arab Spring”
3:30 p.m., March 23, 2017, in DHA 103


John Corrigan, Professor of Religion was named a Luce/ACLS Fellow in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs for 2017/2018. The fellowship supports scholars in the humanities and related social sciences who are pursuing research on religion in an international context and desire to connect their projects with journalists and media specialists. Corrigan’s project is entitled, “Religious Violence and American Foreign Policy”.


Faculty Awards
The Religion Department congratulates Jimmy Yu, Associate Professor in Chinese Buddhism, for receiving the Center for Chinese Studies Grant from the National Central Library of Taiwan for the summer of 2016. The Department also congratulates Michael McVicar, Assistant Professor of American Religious History, for receiving the 2016 Risley Family Fellowship by the College of Arts and Sciences at FSU.

Student Awards
The Religion Department congratulates Carson Bay and David Skelton, two Ph.D candidates, for receiving the Fulbright Fellowship to Germany and Rebecca Peters and Ian Reed for the AIIS fellowships to study in India next academic year. The Department also congratulates our undergrad religion major, Micah Friedman, for receiving the 2016 Humanity in Action Fellowship summer program to study in Berlin, Germany. >>Read more on "Florida State 24/7"

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