Past Postdoctoral Fellows

2017–18

  • Federicka D'Alessandra
  • Harvard Law School
  • Research Project: Sustainable peace building
  • Kamil M. Halambiec
  • (Spring)
  • Yale University
  • Research Project: A Comparative Analysis of Jonathan Edwards' and Charles Finney's Views on the Theology and Methodology of Religious Revivals
  • Katja Krause
  • Durham University
  • Research Project: Experience in Thirteenth-Century Natural Science and Medicine: Peter of Spain, Albert the Great, Arnald of Villanova
  • Yunus Kumek
  • (Spring)
  • University of Buffalo, SUNY
  • Research Project: Perils of Translation: Text and Behavior “A Common Word Among Us” in the Quran [3:64] and God from the Bird’s Eye: The Mystical Understanding of Birds Among Muslim Practices and Scholarship
  • Omer Michaelis
  • (Fall)
  • Tel Aviv University
  • Research Project: The Birth of the Author in Medieval Judaism (10th–12th centuries)
  • Giovanna Parmigiana
  • University of Toronto
  • Research Project: (Neo)Taratismo, Neo-Pagan Spirituality, and “Well Being”: Making Sense(s) of one’s “Presence” in History
  • Stefano Salemi
  • (Fall)
  • University of Oxford; Visiting Research Fellow
  • Research Project: I have made you a sign (Ezek. 12:6)”: Christiological Interpretation of Ezekiel Symbolic Actions
  • Anne Stetson
  • FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University,
  • Research Project: Religions and the practice of peace and human rights
  • Venerable Yon Seng Yeath
  • Research Project: Maha Ghosananda’s The Hidden Arahanta

2016–17

  • Scott Ables
  • DPhil, Oxford University
  • Research project: Historical-theological research on the polemical works of John of Damascus
  • Ermine Algaier
  • PhD, Temple University
  • Research Project: William James “Crank Literature” Collection

2015–16

  • Nelu Burcea
  • PhD, Bucharest University of Economic Studies
  • Research Project: Improving the Strategic Role of Mass Media in Promoting Religious Freedom in Post Communist Romania
  • Guilia C. Kessous
  • PhD, Boston University
  • Research Project: Translation of Elie Wiesel’s Theatre: Staging The Ineffable

2014–15

  • Roger Begrich
  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University
  • Research Project: A State of Intoxication: The Moral Governance of Indigeneity and Alcohol in Jharkhand, India" and “Pharmaceutical Relations: Ethnography of Aging, Polypharmacy, and Care in India
  • Mustapha Kara-Ali
  • PhD, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Research Project: Science and Theology in Islamic Civilization: Kalām, Divine Voluntarism and the Constructivist Quest for Knowledge
  • Guilia C. Kessous
  • PhD, Boston University
  • Research Project: Translation of Elie Wiesel’s Theatre: Staging The Ineffable
  • Marian Simion
  • PhD, Northeastern University
  • Research Project: G.R.A.S.P.: Global Religion Advancing Successful Policymaking

2013–14

  • Annalisa Butticci (University of Utrecht)
  • PhD, Catholic University of Milan (Italy)
  • Research Project: West African Pentecostal Churches in Southern Europe: Spiritual Power, Engendered Spaces, and Aesthetic Practices
    • John Oakes
  • PhD, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby (Canada)
  • Research Project: Conservative Revolutionaries: The Religious and Political Thought of Jonathan Mayhew and Charles Chauncy
  • Marian Simion
  • PhD, Northeastern University
  • Research Project: G.R.A.S.P.: Global Religion Advancing Successful Policymaking