2012 Graduate Fellows
- Talia Andrei, Department of Art History and Archaeology: Mapping Sacred Spaces: Representations of Pleasure and Worship in Shaji sankei mandara.
- Michael Low, Department of History: Colonizing Mecca: The Hajj and Anglo-Ottoman Rivalry in the Hijaz, 1858-1916.
- Elizabeth Marcus, Department of French Romance and Philology: Communities, Continuity and Change: Lebanon and France, 1943-1958.
- Irene Sanpietro, Department of Classics: Fasting, Prayer, Alms: Christian Virtue Theory and the Transition from Apostolic to Institutional Church.
- Drew Thomases, Department of Religion: The King of Pilgrimage Places: Religion, Recreation, and Encounter in Pushkar.
2011 Undergraduate Fellows
- Jordan Alam, Department of English: Madness and Modernity: The Current Conception of Mental Illness and Mental Healthcare in Bangladesh.
- Nicholas Bloom, Department of History: Taking off the Mask: James Baldwin, Virginia Woolf, and the Consciousness of Revolution.
- Zachary Natan Cohen, Department of Sociology: The Global Hasid
Food Stamps, Remittences, and the Satmar Diaspora.
2011 Graduate Fellows
- Hasan Azad, Department of Religion. Caliphate State: Hizb ut-Tahrir, Moderate Islam, the State.
- Melissa Borja, Department of History. “To Follow the New Rule or Way”: Hmong Refugee Resettlement and Religious Change, 1975-1990.
- Ehud Halperin, Department of Religion. Hadimba Becoming Herself: A Himalayan Goddess in Change.
- Eileen Ryan, Department of History. Italian Colonial Native Policy and the Sanusiyya 1911-1931.
- Daniel Vaca, Department of Religion. Book People: Evangelical Books and the Making of Contemporary Evangelicalism.
2011 Undergraduate Fellows
- Zachary Levine, Department of Anthropology. Economies of Salvation: The Miracle and Prosperity in Nigerian Pentecostalism.
- Mitzi Steiner, Department of American Studies. Why We Went: The Untold Story of St. Augustine, Florida.
- Amee Wurzburg, Department of History, Making the Connection: Using History to Understand the AIDS Epidemic in Kenya.
2010 Graduate Fellows
- Joseph Blankholm, Department of Religion. Atheist Heterodoxy and the Limits of the Secular and the Religious.
- Rosie Bsheer, Department of History. Making History: Petro-modernity and Spatial Transformations in Saudi Arabia.
- Giuliana Chamedes, Department of History. The Making of the Communist Enemy: The Catholic Church and the Origins of the Cold War, 1929-1949.
- Abhishek Kaicker, Department of History. The Early Modern Mughal Polity, ca. 1680-1740: A reappraisal.
- Ayala Levin, Department of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Exporting National Identity: Architectural Modernism from Israel in the Service of Development in Sub-Saharan African states, 1957-1967.
- M. Jordan Love, Department of Art History and Archaeology. On Earth as It Is in Heaven?’: The Creation of the Bastide Towns of Southwest France.
- Justin Reynolds, Department of History. Sacred History: Secularization and the Meaning of History in Transatlantic Political Culture and Intellectual Life, 1945-1955.
2010 Undergraduate Fellows
- Charlotte Kaufman, Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures. On the Meaning(s) of Representing Islamic Radicalization in Cinema: a Case Study from Yemen.
- Alison Whitelaw, Department of Religion. Wrestling With War:Functioning Islamic Identities in Russia’s North Caucasus.
- Jordan Katz, Department of History. The End of Religious Autonomy in Pre-Revolutionary France.
2009 Graduate Fellows
- Susan Andrews, Department of Religion. Replicating Replicas: The Conjured Temple and the traditions of Mount Wutai.
- Maham Mela, Department of Anthropology. Education Enrollment Decisions: A Case Study of Pakistan.
- Charles Lawry, Department of Music. Rebuilding a Global City / Ghost Town: New Architecture and Denizens of Icelandic Soundspace.
- Sara L. Snyder, Department of Music. Poetics, Performance, and Politics: Cherokee Language Revitalization and Expressive Practices on the Qualla Boundary.
- Elizabeth Sperber, Department of Political Science. Meltzer and Richard in 3-D: Religion and Redistributive Preference in Rural Uganda.
2009 Undergraduate Fellows
- Carolina Brito, Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Beyond Housing: Religion, Social Capital and the Construction of Citizenship in São Paulo’s Peripheral Settlements.
- Ariel Pollock, Department of History. Confronting Injustice: South African Jewry and Apartheid in the 1970s.
- Katherine Rooney, Department of Asian and Middle East Cultures. Wearing the Buddha: The Sale and Purchase of Buddhist Objects in Contemporary Urban China.
2009-2010 Graduate Research Assistants
- Maham Mela, Department of Anthropology, assisted Sudipta Kaviraj, Professor of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures. Education Enrollment Decisions: A Case Study of Pakistan.
- Emily Cochran Bech, Department of Political Science, assisted Karen Barkey, Professor of Sociology.
- Matthew Vaz, Department of History, assisted Courtney Bender, Professor of Religion. The Rise of State Lotteries and the Supression of Popular Numbers Gambling in New York City and Rio de Janeiro.
2009-2010 Undergraduate Research Assistants
- Schlomo Bolts, Department of Political Science, assisted IRCPL co-director Alfred Stepan. Reviving the Faith, Reinventing the State: Israeli and Turkish Religious Parties in an Era of Globalization.
- Sarah Layton, Department of Comparative Literature and Society, assisted Lila Abu-Lughod, Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science. Speaking As…? The Struggle Against Subaltern Classification in Beur Literature.
- Chloe Smith, Department of History, assisted Sudipta Kaviraj, Professor of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures. Ladies and Females: Women’s Missionary and Educational Work in Early Nineteenth Century India.
2008 Graduate Fellows
- Elizabeth Bonnette, Department of English and Comparative Literature. Remembering Things: Transformative Objects in Community Conflict.
- Bina Gogineni, Department of English and Comparative Literature. God and the Novel in India.
- Seema Golestaneh, Department of Anthropology. Sufi Zikr Practices in Iran.
- Dahlia Gubara, Department of History, Trajectories of Learning and the Everyday Life of Ideas: Al-Azhar in the Eighteenth Century.
2008 Undergraduate Fellows
- Eric Hirsch, Department of Anthropology. Governance and Cultural Performance: Community Organization, Political Recognition and the Catholic Church in Peru.
- Rudi Batzell, Department of History. Religious Toleration and State Formation in Empires.
- Shir Alon, Department of Comparative Literature and Society. A Comparative Study of Language, Memory and Forgetting.
- Shuli Shinnar, Department of Religion. Religious Discourse in the Public Sphere.
2008-2009 Undergraduate Research Assistants
- Lena Friedrich, Department of Sociology, assisted Karen Barkey, Professor of Sociology. Entanglement of Religion and Public Life in Western Europe.
- Nicholas Kelly, Department of Political Science, assisted Alfred Stepan, co-director of IRCPL. Democratic Theory and the Place of Religion.
- Neha Nimmagudda, Department of Political Science, assisted Lila Abu-Lughod, Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science. Religious, Cultural and National ideologies in India and South Africa.
- Stephanie Russell-Kraft, Department of Comparative Literature and Society, assisted Karen Barkey, Professor of Sociology. Immigrant Literary Traditions in Germany and France.
- Rajiv Sicora, Department of History, assisted Courtney Bender, Professor of Religion. Diplomatic and Missionary relation between the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy and the Quakers in Colonial New York.