Hilltop Fellows

Hilltop Fellowships provide opportunities for individuals with a specific need for the Special Collections at Georgetown University’s Lauinger Library to advance a significant scholarly project on a topic related to Catholicism in any of the disciplines composing Catholic Studies, such as theology and philosophy, history and literature, the arts and the natural and social sciences.

Paolo Luca Bernardini

Hilltop Fellow
September 2023: “Barbara Ward: The Making of a Catholic Economist and Environmentalist.”

Darby Ratliff

Hilltop Fellow
July 2023: “Education, Empire, & Americanization: Native American Boarding Schools & Catholic Education in the 19th Century”