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Smith Completes Notre Dame Fellowship in Jerusalem

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
David Smith, PhD Candidate in New Testament, recently completed a year in residence in Jerusalem at the University of Notre Dame Tantur Ecumenical Institute.  Smith was one of four young scholars chosen for this competitive fellowship for advanced doctoral students. ... Read More »

Sean Burrus Appointed as Mellon Fellow

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
GPR alumnus Sean Burrus, Ph.D. has been appointed by Bowdoin College Museum of Art as the next Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellow! He will serve from 2018-2021 in this role, which includes strengthening the academic role of BCMA's collections across campus and helping facilitate the... Read More »
Diana Abernethy

Abernethy Announces New Position

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Diana Abernethy, Ph.D. Candidate in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament has accepted a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Religion with a concentration in Old Testament in the Religion Department at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, AL beginning in August 2018. Abernethy is slated to... Read More »
Jeff Nicolaisen

Jeffrey Nicolaisen Awarded Two Fellowships for 2018-2019

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Jeff Nicolaisen, Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Program in Religion, has been awarded two fellowships for the 2018-2019 academic year. He was selected to receive both the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Fellowship and the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. Nicolaisen has been no... Read More »
Marvin Wickware

Wickware to Join LSTC as Assistant Professor

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Marvin Wickware has been elected to the faculty of Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago as Assistant Professor of Church and Society and Ethics.  He will begin teaching there in fall of 2018, after he defends his dissertation this summer.  During his stay at Duke, Wickware has been... Read More »
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Longarino Awarded DAAD Scholarship

Monday, April 23, 2018
Congratulations to PhD candidate Joseph Longarino, who has been awarded a scholarship from DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)! The grant will support his research as he works on his dissertation, which focuses on Paul’s view of the significance of the fact that Christians will... Read More »
Rebecca Mendelson

Rebecca Mendelson Wins Bass Instructional Fellowship

Monday, April 23, 2018
Join us in congratulating PhD student, Rebecca Mendelson, who has won a 2018-2019 Bass Instructional Fellowship: Instructor of Record! Funded by the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Endowment Fund for the Bass Undergraduate Instructional Program, this award provides a stipend to assist Rebecca in her... Read More »
Torang Asadi

Torang Asadi Selected for a Julian Price Graduate Fellowship

Monday, April 23, 2018
Ph.D. student Torang Asadi has been awarded a Julian Price Graduate Fellowship for the period of September 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019. The competitive fellowship provides an annual stipend, payment of tuition and fees for the academic year, and a research award to be used towards research... Read More »
Matt Elia

Elia Awarded Mellon/ACLS Fellowship

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Matthew ("Matt") Elia, PhD candidate in the Christian Theological Studies track, has been awarded a Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Dissertation Completion Fellowship.  Elia is one of 67 applicants to be chosen for the prestigious, 12-month award for which there were in... Read More »
Erin Zoutendam

Zoutendam Wins DAAD Grant

Thursday, April 12, 2018
What's better than studying German in Germany?  Winning a grant to study German in Germany. Erin Zoutendam has done just that. She has won a grant from DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) that will pay her course fees and travel to participate in International Summer School... Read More »

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