The Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion (BCSR) has selected eight graduate students from six departments to participate in the 2017-2018 New Directions in Theology Program. The participants, listed below, will explore various theological topics and refine their research projects with the guidance of BCSR faculty. The cohort includes incoming first-year and continuing second-year students of UC Berkeley PhD programs. These scholars will receive $5,000 in supplemental funding through the Berkeley Public Theology Program.
Remi Alie, History
Nir Feinberg, Buddhist Studies
Kyra Sutton, Rhetoric
Josefina Valdes, Anthropology
Bernardo Hinojosa, English and Medieval Studies
Kimberly Kolor, South and Southeast Asian Studies
Paul Thomas, South and Southeast Asian Studies
Mustafa Yildiz, History
BCSR welcomes these students and looks forward to working with them in 2017-2018.