Graduate Student Placement

The following is a partial list of the recent placements of FSU alumni. If you are a graduate of the FSU Department of Religion, you are invited to send us a note (to be published on this webpage) telling us what you've been up to. Please send all messages to Jon Bridges at jbridges@fsu.edu.

Name Area Year Placement
Yonatan Binyam Religions of Western Antiquity 2017 Adjunct Faculty
Coastal Carolina University
John L. Crow American Religious History 2017 Instructional Development Faculty
FSU Office of Distance Learning
David Skelton Religions of Western Antiquity  2017 Visiting Assistant Professor
Pepperdine University
Thomas J. Whitley Religions of Western Antiquity 2016

Assistant Director
FSU Office of Graduate Fellowships & Awards

Daniel Dillard American Religious History 2016 Associate Dean
South Seattle College
Brooke Sherrard American Religious History 2016 Assistant Professor
William Penn University
Shaun Horton American Religious History 2015 Editor
Duke University Press
Kate Temoney Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy 2015 Assistant Professor
Montclair State University
Seth Bledsoe Religions of Western Antiquity  2015 Visiting Assistant Professor
Wake Forest University
Tammy Heise American Religious History 2015 Visiting Assistant Professor 
University of Wyoming
Brad Stoddard American Religious History 2015 Assistant Professor
McDaniel College in Maryland
Christopher Blythe American Religious History 2015 Historian, Joseph Smith Papers
Salt Lake City, Utah 
Kirk Essary History and Ethnography of Religions 2015 Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of Western Australia
Andrew Bennett  Religions of Asia 2014 Ph.D. Program
UW-Madison
Emily Suzanne Clark American Religious History 2014 Assistant Professor
Gonzaga University
Cara Burnidge American Religious History 2014 Assistant Professor
University of Northern Iowa
Andrew Polk American Religious History 2014 Assistant Professor
Middle Tennessee State University
Shem Miller Religions of Western Antiquity 2014 Visting Assistant Professor
University of Mississippi
Adam Ware American Religious History 2014 Director of Research
Joseph L. Brechner Research Library
Rosemary Kellison Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy 2013 Assistant Professor
University of West Georgia
Todd M. Brenneman American Religious History 2013 Assistant Professor
Faulkner University
Daniel Tuzzeo  Religions of Asia (Chinese Buddhism) 2013 Ph.D. Program
Stanford University

Dianna Bell

History and Ethnography of Religions 2013 Mellon Assistant Professor 
Vanderbilt University 
Cameron Bailey  Religions of Asia 2012 Ph.D. Program
Oxford University

Shannon Dunn

Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy 2012 Assistant Professor
Gonzaga University

Nahed Artoul Zehr

Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy 2012 Assistant Professor
Western Kentucky University

James Broucek 

Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy 2012

Lecturer
American University, Beirut

Michael Gueno 

American Religious History 2012 Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Barton Price  American Religious History 2011 Lecturer
Grand Valley State College 
Katie Hladky American Religious History 2011 Assistant Professor
College of Charleston
James Broucek Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy 2011 Lecturer
Missouri State University
Kelly Baker American Religious History 2011 Lecturer
University of Tennessee
Nahed Zehr Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy  2011 Minerva Research Fellow
Naval War College
Matthew Hagele Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy 2010 Assistant Professor
Kirkwood Community College in Iowa
Todd Brenneman American Religious History  2010 Lecturer
University of Central Florida
Joseph Williams  American Religious History 2010 Assistant Professor
Rutgers University 
Elizabeth Barre  Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy 2010 Assistant Professor
Marymount Manhattan College
Tom Neal  American Religious History 2009 Professor 
Notre Dame Seminary 
Michael Pasquier American Religious History 2008 Assistant Professor 
Louisiana State University
Kelly Baker American Religious History 2008 Lecturer
University of Tennessee
Caleb Simmons Religions of Asia (MA)  2008 Ph.D., University of Florida
Assist. Professor, University of Arizona 
Jordan Smith Religions of Western Antiquity 2008 Lecturer, Biblical Studies 
University of Iowa
Thich Minh Quang Religions of Asia (MA)  2007 Palm Beach Mahabodhi Compassionate Charity
Howell Williams American Religious History 2007 Instructor 
Western Kentucky University
Dawn Hutchinson American Religious History 2007 Assistant Professor 
Christopher Newport University
Kevin Vaccarella Religions of Western Antiquity 2007 Associate Professor of Religion
John Tyler Community College, VA
Arthur Remillard American Religious History 2007 Assistant Professor 
St. Francis College
Jessica Carr American Religious History 2007 Ph.D Program 
Indiana University
Jason Staples Religions of Western Antiquity 2007 Ph.D Program 
University of North Carolina
Lindsay McCune Religions of Asia 2007 Ph.D Program 
University of Virginia
Christina Stoltz Religions of Asia 2007 M.A. Program 
Columbia University
Jessica de Vaga Religions of Western Antiquity 2006 Assistant Professor 
Morningside College
Christopher Bell Religions of Asia (MA)  2006 Ph.D., University of Virginia
Assist. Professor, Stetson University 
Chris Newcomb American Religious History 2004 Assistant Professor 
Bethune-Cookman College
William Lyons Religions of Western Antiquity 2003 Assistant Professor 
Regents University
Matt LaGrone Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy 2003 Ph.D Program 
University of Toronto
Brett Land Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy 2002 Ph.D Program 
University of California-Santa Barbara
Matthew Sayers Religions of Asia  2002 Associate Professor of Religion, Lebanon Valley College
Joyce Nki Religions of Western Antiquity 2001 Assistant Professor 
Bethune-Cookman College
Antointette DeNapoli Religions of Asia  2000 Assistant Professor
University of Wyoming
Lola Williamson Religions of Asia  1999 Associate Profesor Milsaps College