Graduate Study

About Our Graduates

Debra Scoggins Ballentine, 2012, is Assistant Professor of Religion at Rutgers University (NJ).  Debra has a new book, the Conflict Myth and the Biblical Tradition (OUP, June 2015).

Niki Kasumi Clements, 2014, is the Watt J. and Lilly G. Jackson Assistant Professor of Religion at Rice University (TX).

Tracy Coleman, 2001, is Associate Professor and Chair of Religion at Colorado College.

Matthew Day, 2003, is Assistant Professor of Religion at Florida State University at Tallahassee.

Nathaniel DesRosiers, 2007, has received tenure and been promoted to Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Stonehill College. Together with another Brown alum, Jordan Rosenblum, and Lily Vuong, have co-edited a volume, Religious Competition in the Third Century CE: Jews, Christians, and the Greco-Roman World (Vanden Hoeck & Ruprecht 2014).

Laura Dingeldein, 2014, is teaching at the University of Illinois at Chicago and at Northwestern University during the 2015-2016 academic year. 

Matthew Duperon, 2013, is Assistant Professor of Religion, Susquehana University (PA).

Jennifer Eyl, 2012, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion at Tufts University.  Jen has also received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to participate in a seminar in Greece last summer.

Rebecca Falcasantos, 2015, has been appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology at Providence College for 2015-2016.

Paul Firenze, 2013, is Assistant Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston.

Andrew Flescher, 2000, is Associate Professor at SUNY Stonybrook.  He is currently working on his fourth book, The Organ Donor Crisis in America: Markets, Civic Duty, and Closing the Gap (forthcoming, Georgetown University Press).

Randy Friedman, 2005, is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Jewish Studies at SUNY Binghamtom.

David Fryer, 1999, is Assistant Teaching Professor, Women's Studies, at Drexel University (PA).

William Gilders, 2001, is Associate Professor of Religion at Emory University, GA .

Aaron Glaim, 2014, is Visiting Assistant Professor at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

James P. Gubbins, 1997, is Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Salem State College (MA).

Omar Haque, 2013, is a Resident in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University.

Caroline Johnson Hodge, 2002, is Associate Professor of Theology at Holy Cross.

Susan Holman, 1998, is a Senior Writer at the Harvard Global Health Institute.  Recent publications include God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty, Oxford University Press (2009) and Basil of Caesarea: On Fasting and Feasts, St. Vladimir's Seminary Press (2010).  And most recently, Beholden: Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights (Oxford University Press, 2015). 

Curtis Hutt, 2007, is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and is the author of, John Dewey and the Ethics of Historical Belief (SUNY Press, 2013).

Terrence Johnson, 2007, is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Haverford College.

Jianshe Kong, 2006, is teaching at Marist College.

Jung Lee, 2003, is Assistant Professor of Religion at Northeastern University (MA).

Nathaniel Levtow, 2006, is AssociateProfessor of Liberal Studies at the University of Montana -Missoula.  He recently published Images of Others: Iconic Politics in Ancient Israel, Eisenbrauns, 2008.  

Alissa A. MacMillan, 2013, is a Postdoctorate Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse.

Nelson Maldonado-Torres, 2002, is Professor of Comparative Literature at Rutgers University (NJ).

Judson Murray, 2008, is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Wright State University (Ohio)

Brian Rainey, 2014, is Associate Professor at Princeton Theological Seminary.

Erin Roberts, 2010, is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion at the University of South Carolina.

Paul Robertson, 2013, is Assistant Professor of Humanities and Multidisciplinary Studies at Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH.

Jordan Rosenblaum, 2008, is Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, Comparative Literature and Folklore at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of Food and Identity in Early Rabbinic Judaism (Cambridge University Press, 2010)

Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent, 2009, is Assistant Professor in the Theology Department at Marquette University (WI). Jeanne-Nicole also has a new book in print Missioary Stories and the Formation of the Syriac Churches (University of California Press, June 2015).

Michael Slater, 2005 , is Assistant Professor of Theology at Georgetown University.  He is the author of William James on Ethics and Faith (Cambridge University Press, 2009) and Pragmatism and Philosophy of Religion (Cambridge University Press, Fortcoming 2014). 

Aaron Stalnaker, 2000, is Associate Professor of of Religious Studies at Indiana Univeristy.

Karen Stern, 2006, is Assistant Professor of History at Brooklyn College - CUNY.  She has recently been awarded the AIA Subvention Award, Van Bothmer Subvention Grant of the American Institute of Archaeology to assist publication costs of Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Late Antiquity (Princeton University Press); and a National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowshop, American National Endowmnent for the Humanities: grant to subsidize research costs for the above mentioned book.

James Swan Tuite, 2010, is Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion University of Indiana - Bloomington.

Andrew Tobolowsky, 2015, is teaching at Georgetown University in the Fall of 2015; and at Wheaton College and Brown University in the Spring of 2016.

Daniel Ullucci, 2009, is Assistant Professor at Rhodes College in Memphis (TN). He recently published The End of Sacrifice, Oxford University Press, 2011. In addition, and together with Nathaniel DesRosiers (Brown 2007), Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Shira Lander, and Jacqueline Pastis, have co-edited a volume now in production: A Most Reliable Witness: Studies in Honor of Ross Shepard Kraemer (in press Nov. 2015).

Arthur Urbano, 2005 ,is Associate Professor of Theology at Providence College.

Robyn Faith Walsh, 2014, is Assitant Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of Miami.

Heidi Wendt, 2013, is Assistant Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Wright State University.  Heidi was just awarded by Wright, the 2015 Honors Teacher of the Year.  She also has just had a book accepted by Oxford University Press, At the Temple Gates: the Religion of Freelance Experts in the Roman Empire (forthcoming 2016). 

Richard Wright, 1994, is Associate Profesof of New Testament, at the Graduate School of Theology, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.