Current Cohort

2022-2023 Cohort
KARATHANOSIsaBelleville, IllinoisSFS2024Culture and PoliticsOrthodoxy and EcologyThe social, cosmological, and theological relationship between ecology and Eastern Orthodox Christianity, as demonstrated by the prevalence of ecological principles and practices in Orthodox monasticism.
LUSophiaSan Jose, CaliforniaSFS2026Science, Technology, and International AffairsThe Catholic Church and Filmmaking in HollywoodFilm as a conduit for promulgating religious beliefs, systems, and values under the Motion Picture Production Code
MASIHBradenLos Angeles, CaliforniaSFS2025International Political EconomyOppressed or Oppressor?The role of empire in the centering of the Catholic Church in Rome
REDDYPoojaForest Hills, New YorkSFS2024Science, Technology, and International AffairsA Dalit Christian Narrative: The Impact of Religious Rejection on IdentityThe marginalization of Dalit Christians
STEELEEvieNew York, New YorkSFS2026Regional and Comparative StudiesSport and Identity across the Scottish Sectarian DivideA historical and contemporary analysis of the interplay between soccer, religion, and identity in Scotland
SUBBAIAHRiyaLong Island, New YorkCAS2025Theology & Religious StudiesFemale Physicality in Religious DiscourseHow the simultaneous exploitation and worship of the female body in religious traditions around the world provide insight into the debates surrounding reproductive rights today.
WILKISONKatherinePittsburgh, PennsylvaniaSFS2023Culture and PoliticsChrist and Coal: Christian Identity in AppalachiaThe effect of coal companies on the development of Christian identity in Appalachian company towns between the 1880s and 1940s.
WILLISJackSt. Augustine, FloridaSFS2026International PoliticsMy Faith and YoursThe relationship and experiences of Peace Corps volunteers and interreligious dialogue in the Pacific Islands