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The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Religion & Ethics

The 2015 Newcombe application is now closed. The application will open again August, 2015.

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Newcombe Selection Committees


Daniel Boyarin • Near Eastern Studies and Rhetoric, University of California at Berkeley
Lori Ginzberg CN ’82 • History and Women’s Studies, Pennsylvania State University
Amy Hollywood CN ’90 • Religion, Harvard Divinity School
John Kelly CN ’85 • Anthropology, University of Chicago
Nancy Yousef CN ’93 • English, City University of New York



Misty Bastian CN ’94 • Franklin & Marshall College
Bernard Bate CN ’97 • Yale University
Susan Hyatt CN ’94 • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Michelle Johnson CN ’00 • Bucknell University
Stacy Pigg CN ’89 • Simon Fraser University
Irina Carlota (Lotti) Silber CN ’99 • City University of New York
Rupert Stasch CN ’97 • University of California, San Diego

Art History

William Hood • New York University, Institute of Fine Arts
Ikumi Kaminishi CN ’93 • Tufts University
Richard Stapleford • City University of New York

Asian Studies/Hindu & Buddhist Religions

Whitney Kelting CN ’94 • Northeastern University
James Ketelaar CN ’86 • University of Chicago

American History

Charles L. Cohen WF ’70 • University of Wisconsin, Madison
Paul Harris CN ’82 • Minnesota State University, Moorhead
Benjamin H. Irvin • University of Arizona
Joan Shelley Rubin • University of Rochester
Kathryn Sklar WF ’65 • State University of New York, Binghamton

Early World History

Barbara Diefendorf • Boston University
Babak Rahimi • University of California, San Diego
Scott G. Bruce CN ’99 • University of Colorado, Boulder

Modern World History

Mary Gluck • Brown University
Jeffrey Hadler CN ’97 • University of California, Berkeley
Susie Steinbach CN ’94 • Hamline University

American Literature

Gregg Crane • University of Michigan
Lori Merish CN ’91 • Georgetown University
Lee Mitchell • Princeton University

English Literature

David Bleich • University of Rochester
Jean Howard WF ’75 • Columbia University
Paula McQuade CN ’96 • De Paul University

World Literature

Gary Saul Morson • Northwestern University
Benedict Robinson CN ’00 • Stony Brook University

Middle Eastern Studies

Jerrold Green • University of Southern California, Annenberg
Kimberly Katz CN ’98 • Towson University
John O. Voll • Georgetown University

World Art and Culture

Marjorie Becker CN ’85 • University of Southern California
Timothy Rommen CN ’01 • University of Pennsylvania


Charles Courtney • Drew University
James Klagge CN ’81 • Virginia Tech
Gordon Marino CN ’85 • St. Olaf College
Geoffrey Sayre-McCord CN ’84 • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Laurence Thomas • Syracuse University

Political Science

Peter Dennis Bathory WF ’64 • Rutgers University
James Johnson CN ’88 • University of Rochester
Nancy Love CN ’89 • Appalachian State University
Steven B. Smith • Yale University

Psychology and Education

Bruce Kimball • Ohio State University
Stephen J. Thoma • University of Alabama


Yaakov Ariel CN ’85 • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
John Bowlin CN ’89 • Princeton Theological Seminary
Catherine Chin CN ’02 • University of California, Davis
Maureen Fitzgerald WS ’87, CN ’88 • College of William and Mary
Stacey Floyd-Thomas • Vanderbilt Divinity School
Amir Hussein • Loyola Marymount University
Michael Satlow CN ’92 • Brown University
Mark Lewis Taylor • Princeton Theological Seminary
Sumner B. Twiss • Florida State University


Kevin Christiano • University of Notre Dame
John Evans • University of California, San Diego
Elizabeth W. Markson • Brandeis University

CN = Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellow
WF = Woodrow Wilson Fellow
WS = Woodrow Wilson Women’s Studies Fellow

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