Religion Graduate Student Rebecca Peters Wins Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship

The $44,000 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship (DDRA) will fund Rebecca's research in Mumbai, India from January 2020 to December 2020. While there, Rebecca will be conducting an ethnographic study on women directors in Bollywood, where she will investigate the relationship between gender identity and film production by exploring how Bollywood women directors define and negotiate gender roles. Click here for more information.

Tucker Adkins Awarded Episcopal Church Foundation Academic Fellowship

The Episcopal Church Foundation has named ARH graduate student Tucker Adkins one of its two academic fellows for 2019. The fellowship recognizes promising doctoral research being conducted by students who are from a member church within the Anglican Communion. It will award Tucker $15,000 for the year and give him the opportunity to visit various archival sites.

Two Ph.D. Candidates in the Religion Department receive prestigious Fulbright Fellowships

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. Congratulations also to student Fulbright winner Christian Mercado, one of our many successful undergraduate Religion majors! Click here for the full story.

Carson Bay awarded a Josephine de Karman Fellowship for 2017-2018

Carson Bay’s dissertation project on “Pseudo-Hegesippus, the Jews, and the Jewish Temple,” was awarded the Josephine de Karman Fellowship for the 2017-18 academic year. The Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust honors the sister of the first director of the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology, Theodore von Karman, by supporting the most promising dissertation research being carried out within the United States by students in the arts and sciences.

Daniel Roeber is a Three Minute Thesis Finalist

American Religious History doctoral candidate Daniel Roeber is a Three-Minute Thesis Doctoral Competition finalist. The annual event challenges graduate students to describe their research projects in just 3 minutes. 

The Three-Minute Thesis Doctoral Competition Finals will be held on Wednesday, November 29, at 6:00 PM in the Durell Peaden Auditorium, College of Medicine. The audience will be able to vote for the People’s Choice Award at the close of the finalists’ presentations