Department of Religion

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News and Events


The Department of Religion is pleased to announce that two of its graduate students have been awarded Fulbright Fellowships this year, Jesse Miller and Amanda Propst. Jesse will spend the next academic year in Burkina Faso to do research on funerary practices in that country and Amanda will be in Oman doing research on Ibadism, a form of Islam.

Graduate Student News

This fellowship from the ACLS and the Getty Foundation supports fieldwork and research for Elizabeth's second book project, entitled Architectures of Intimidation: Political Ecology and Landscape Manipulation in Early Southeast Asia.

Faculty News

The Religion Department is pleased to announce that in Fall 2019 we will be joined by new Assistant Professors Sonia Hazard and Laura McTighe, both of whom will teach in the area of American Religious History. Professor Hazard (Ph.D. Duke) currently is a NEH Fellow at the American Antiquarian Society. Professor McTighe (Ph.D. Columbia) currently is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows at Dartmouth College.

Faculty News

The FSU Department of Religion will host its annual end-of-year picnic at 1:00 pm on Saturday, May 4th, at the FSU Reservation's Renegade Shelter. Students, staff, faculty, and their families are all welcome. Students need FSU ID for admission; non-students welcome as department’s guests. Please see the attached flyer for more details. R.S.V.P. to Susan Stetson by May 2 (please include the number of guests). 


Prof. François Dupuigrenet-Desroussilles was recently interviewed by several media programs on the tragic Notre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris. To listen to the interviews, please click the following links: i24 News, IsraelTBS, Seoul; WCTV #1, Tallahassee; WCTV #2, Tallahassee.

Faculty News