Teacher of the Year

Todne Thomas, Outstanding Teacher Award 2018

Congratulations to Todne Thomas, Assistant Professor of African American Religions, who was named the 2017-18 Outstanding Teacher of the Year! Each spring, students are asked to submit the name of a faculty member who has taught, advised, and inspired them throughout the year. Dean Hempton presented Thomas with the award during the Dean's Tea on April 24. 

Prof. Todne Thomas

2018 Commencement

2018 Commencement Info

Is parking available for Commencement? What happens in case of rain? Do I need tickets? If you've got questions about Commencement events May 23-24, we've got you covered. 

Commencement Info

HDS hosts over 50 visiting scholars each year

HDS offers a rewarding immersion in the world’s faith traditions and theological subjects and creates a broad educational experience where all voices are welcome.

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The Liturgy of Home

Writer and activist Terry Tempest Williams delivered the Ingersoll Lecture on Immortality at Harvard Divinity School on April 12, 2018. She is the author of several books and is a writer-in-residence at HDS for the 2017-18 academic year.

The Bodhicaryavatara

Syllabus: Buddhist Ethics

The most recent issue of Harvard Divinity Bulletin includes a selected reading list from Professor Charles Hallisey’s course.

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Ann Braude

Illuminating HDS

Expanding the meaning of inclusion has been a priority for Ann Braude throughout her time as director of the Women's Study in Religion Program.

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KC McConnell

Spotlight on WomenCircle

MTS candidate K.C. McConnell writes that her experience in WomenCircle demonstrates two unique facets of life at HDS—the active student body both within and outside the classroom, and the ample opportunities for exploration found in the most unexpected places.

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