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.

Alexandria Griffin

Hilltop Fellow
June 2024: “The Racial Afterlives of the Healy Family: Passing and American Catholicism”

Sean Hadley

Hilltop Fellow
September 2024: “Saying What So Badly Needs Saying: A Case for Revisiting the Novels of Harry Sylvester”

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”