Research Appointments and Affiliations

Several administrative units within Harvard Divinity School offer research appointments and affiliations. These appointments may involve teaching, research, or both; some are compensated, while others are unpaid. Please use the links below for more information.

Visiting Scholars

Visiting scholars normally have ongoing affiliations and/or positions at other universities.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral fellows are scholars who have received doctoral degrees within the last five years.

WSRP Research Associates

WSRP Research Associates are full-time paid academic-year visiting faculty appointments involving both teaching and research. They are offered by the Women’s Studies in Religion Program.

Religion and Public Life Fellows

RPL Fellowships are offered through HDS Religion and Public Life.

  • RPL Fellows in the Professions (paid teaching and research affiliation, Religion and Public Life)
  • RPL Fellows in Conflict and Peace (paid research affiliation, Religion and Public Life)
  • RPL Senior Fellows (paid teaching affiliation, Religion and Public Life)