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The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Religion & Ethics

The 2017 Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellowship application is now OPEN. The deadline for applications is November 15, 2016.

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Newcombe Selection Committees


Daniel Boyarin • Near Eastern Studies and Rhetoric, University of California at Berkeley
Scott G. Bruce CN ’99 • University of Colorado, Boulder
Samuel Kerstein CN ’93 • Philosophy, University of Maryland
M. Whitney Kelting CN ’94 • Northeastern University
Nancy Yousef CN ’93 • English, City University of New York



Susan Hyatt CN ’94 • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
John Kelly CN ’85 • Anthropology, University of Chicago
Michael Lempert CN ’02 • University of Michigan
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

Ikumi Kaminishi CN ’93 • Tufts University
Christopher Hallett CN ’92 •  University of California, Berkeley

Asian Studies/Hindu & Buddhist Religions

Sid Brown CN ’96 •University of the South
Francisca Cho CN ’91 •Georgetown
James Ketelaar CN ’86 • University of Chicago

American History

Charles L. Cohen WF ’70 • University of Wisconsin, Madison
Mary Cygan CN ’84 • University of Connecticut
Paul Harris CN ’82 • Minnesota State University, Moorhead
Kathryn Sklar WF ’65 • State University of New York, Binghamton

Early World History

Barbara Diefendorf • Boston University
Lisa McClain CN ’99 • Boise State

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
Babak Rahimi •  University of California, San Diego

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
Negar Mottahedeh WS ’96 • Duke University


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
Ingrid Creppell CN ’90 •  George Washington University
James Johnson CN ’88 • University of Rochester
Nancy Love CN ’89 • Appalachian State University


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
Andrew Perrin CN ’00 • University of North Carolina
Jeffrey Haydu CN ’82 • University of California, San Diego

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

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