Congratulations to Professor Dennis Kelley on being awarded the Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award!

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Prof. Nate Hofer has a new article titled "The Origins and Development of the Office of 'Chief Sufi' in Egypt, 1173-1325" in The Journal of Sufi Studies 3 (2014): 1-37.

Congratulations to Rabia Gregory on being awarded tenure and promotion to Associate Professor! Prof.

2013 has a nice write-up on a project on ritual, community, and conflict that Jon Lanman, who received his MA from our department in 2005, is involved with at Oxford University. 

You may have heard that the Garden of Eden is, according to some, in Missouri. But others think it was in the Florida panhandle. Emily Clark, who earned her MA in our department in 2009 and is now finishing up her PhD at Florida State University, writes on Florida's Garden of Eden Park on the Religion in American History blog. 

We are proud to announce that this year's Chapman Scholars in Religion, recognized for their accomplishments in the study of religion and their contributions to the program in Religious Studies, are Kelly Joyce and Catherine Newhouse.

Haylea Craigmiles is the 2013 recipient of the Community Service Scholarship, awarded by our department to a Religious Studies major who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to community service.

Congratulations to MA student Jill Hartleip for receiving the 2013 Green Chalk Teaching Assistant Award from the Arts & Science Student Council!

MA student Andy McKee will be presenting a paper titled "'Kolosalno! There is something here... Power energy, the future!': Of Haunting, Steel, Progress, and the Urban Religious Landscape" at Florida State University's Graduate Student Symposium this weekend.