Current Position of Former Fellows

Jeffrey Brower, Department of Philosophy, Purdue University

Katherine Calloway Sueda, Department of English, Baylor University

Susanna Childress, Department of English, Hope College

Wai-Tung Cho, President, Hong Kong Baptist Theological Seminary

George David Clark, Department of English, Washington and Jefferson College

Michael Cover, Department of Theology, Marquette University

Ian Clausen, Department of Theology, Villanova University

Jason Crawford, Department of English, Union University

Kathleen Cummings, Director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, and Department of American Studies, University of Notre Dame

Sara R. Danger, Department of English, Valparaiso University

Lisa Deam, Independent Scholar, Writer

Lisa DeBoer, Department of Art, Westmont College

Darren Dochuk, Department of History, University of Notre Dame

Martha Greene Eads, Department of English, Eastern Mennonite University

Robert Elder, Department of History, Baylor University

Ashleigh Elser, Religion Department, Hampden-Sydney College

John Fea, Department of History, Messiah College

Andrew Finstuen, Honors College, Boise State University

Karin Fransen, Yale Center for Faith & Culture, Yale Divinity School

Elizabeth Fredericks, Hillsdale College, Department of English

Patrick Gardner, Christopher Newport University, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Jason Gehrke, Department of History, Hillsdale College

Samuel Graber, Christ College, Valparaiso University

Franklin Harkins, School of Theology, Boston College

Paul Harvey, Department of History, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Christine Hedlin, Department of English, Azusa Pacific University

Matt Hedstrom, Department of American Studies and Religious Studies, University of Virginia

Mary Henold, Department of History, Roanoke College

Elizabeth Hoger, Business Information Systems Department, Western Michigan University

Thomas Albert Howard, Christ College, Valparaiso University

Scott Huelin, Department of English, Union University

Jennifer Illig, Mount Saint Mary’s Abbey, Wrentham, MA

Stephanie Johnson, Department of English, The College of Saint Scholastica

Nicholas Kauffman, Independent Scholar

Elizabeth Kautz, Department of German, Scandinavian, and Dutch, University of Minnesota

James Kennedy, Dean of Utrecht University College, University Utrecht

Josh Kercsmar, Environmental Humanities, Unity College

Kari Kloos, Department of Religion, Regis University

Maria LaMonaca Wisdom, Graduate School, Duke University

Matthew Lundin, Department of History, Wheaton College

Piotr Malysz, Beeson Divinity School, Samford University

Jennifer Lynn Miller, Department of English, Normandale Community College

Louis Nelson, School of Architecture, University of Virginia

John McGreevy, Department of History, University of Notre Dame

Anthony Minnema, Department of History, Samford University

Joanne Myers, Department of English, Gettysburg College

Jeremy Day-O’Connell, Department of Music, Skidmore College

Sarah Day-O’Connell, Department of Music, Skidmore College

Cassandra Painter, Independent Scholar

Stephanie Paulsell, Divinity School, Harvard University

Kenneth Pearce, Department of Philosophy, Trinity College, Dublin

Justin Poché, Department of History, College of the Holy Cross

Caryn Riswold, Department of Religion and Philosophy, Wartburg College

Susan Russell, Department of Theatre Arts, Gettysburg College

Elizabeth Sayrs, Department of Music, Ohio University

Colleen Seguin, Department of History, Valparaiso University

Daniel Silliman, News Editor, Christianity Today; and Humanities Department, Milligan College

James Skillen, Department of Geology, Geography, and Environmental Studies, Calvin College

Katherine Kennedy Steiner, Department of Music, Conrad Grebel University College

Anna Stewart, Assistant Dean, Christ College, Valparaiso University

Bryan Stewart, Department of Religion, McMurry University

Julie Straight, Department of English, Northwest Nazarene University

Charles Strauss, Department of History, Mount St. Mary's University

Mary J. Streufert, Director of Justice for Women, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Mina Suk, Barrett Honors College, Arizona State University

Peter Mercer-Taylor, School of Music, University of Minnesota

Jennifer Thomas, English Department Chair, South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities

Linn Marie Tonstad, Divinity School, Yale University

Michael Utzinger, Department of Religion, Hampden-Sydney College

Chelsea Wagenaar, Department of English, Valparaiso University

Xueying Wang, Department of Theology, Loyola University Chicago

W. Heath White, Department of Philosophy and Religion, University of North Carolina-Wilmington

Stephanie Yuhl, Department of History, College of the Holy Cross

Jeffrey T. Zalar, Department of History, University of Cincinnati

Noteworthy News

May LFP Update

The Current LFP Update for May 2020 is now available. Click here.


2021-2023 Postdoctoral Fellowship now accepting applications

The Lilly Fellows Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in the Humanities and the Arts is accepting applications. For more information and to apply, click here.


Announcing the winner of the 2020 Arlin G. Meyer Prize

We are pleased to announce that Stephen Heyde of Baylor University has won the 2020 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in the Performing Arts for Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 2. For more information and to hear the piece performed, please see our official announcement.


New edition of Leading Lives that Matter released

In their second edition of Leading Lives That Matter, editors Mark Schwehn and Dorothy Bass compile a wide range of texts—from ancient and contemporary literature, social commentary, and philosophy—related to questions of vital interest for those who are trying to decide what to do with their lives and what kind of human beings they hope to become. Leading Lives that Matter has been an important text in many of our fellowship and grant programs, and it contains excellent resources. Click here for more information and an excerpt.


Rescheduled: Catholic Intellectual Tradition Conference at Sacred Heart University

The “Catholic Intellectual Tradition Conference: Challenges and Opportunities for the Catholic University in the 21st Century,” at Sacred Heart University has been rescheduled to October 29-31, 2020 as an online conference. Click here for more information and to register. 


Seton Hall conference on Communication and Religion in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election 10/21-10/23

Seton Hall University will host an conference on “Communication and Religion in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election,” on October 21-23. This conference is free to attend and will be broadcast live for those who cannot attend. Register now at www.shu.edu/ICR2020.


Lilly Network of Church- Related Colleges and Universities

If you are interested in learning more about membership in the Lilly Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities, please contact us here.