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Religious Studies will be closed for Winter Recess, Dec 23rd 2022 until Jan 3rd, 2023. Happy Holidays!

December 22, 2022


Congratulations to Eda Uca and Professor Robert Orsi being named to the 2021-2022 ASG Honor Roll.

November 1, 2022
Eda Uca was nominated for her teaching in REL 369: Religion in the Digital Age and Professor Robert Orsi for his teaching in REL 264: American Religious History from 1865 to the Great Depression.



Congratulations to Amanda Gvozden for receiving the 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Graduate Assistantship for Legal Studies

September 1, 2022


Congratulations Dr. Price-Wallace, Dr. James Hill, Jr., and Dr. Stewart!

July 29, 2022
  • Darcie Price-Wallace successfully defended her dissertation, “Telling Stories Differently: Changing Landscapes of Ordination for Buddhist Monastic Women in the Tibetan Tradition." (July 18, 2022)
  • James Howard Hill, Jr. successfully defended his dissertation, "Religion, (Anti)blackness, and Michael Jackson." (July 22, 2022)
  • Lily Stewart successfully defended her dissertation, "The Holy Malady: Leprosy, Identity, and the Anatomy of a Medieval Stereotype." (July 29, 2022)

Congratulations to Prof. Hurd, Prof. McClish, and Prof. Taylor who have received Weinberg Research Recovery Grants in 2023-24.

July 25, 2022
Prof. Elizabeth Shakman Hurd to work on, American Border Religion” project,  Prof. Mark McClish's proposal entitled,  “The Beginnings of Hindu Law” and Prof. Sarah Taylor's project on, "Canceling the Apocalypse: Fueling Defiant Hope in the Climate Era."


Congratulations to Dr. Eli Rosenblatt, Visiting Assistant Professor, on his appointment as Wallerstein Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Director of Jewish Studies at Drew University in Madison, NJ.

June 28, 2022