Author Archives: debra kennard

Center announces new book series with Princeton University Press

Princeton University Press, in partnership with the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis, announces a new series designed to publish cutting-edge scholarship on American religion and politics. Featuring one to two books … read more >

Center Faculty Awards 2016-2017 Postdoctoral Fellowships

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis has awarded four postdoctoral fellowships for the 2016-2017 academic year. Scholars receiving these prestigious fellowships are Christine Croxall, Moshe Kornfeld, Dana Logan, and Gene Zubovich. … read more >

Martin Earns ACLS Fellowship and Book Grant for 2016-2017

Lerone Martin has earned two notable awards for the 2016-2017 academic year. The assistant professor with the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis has been awarded an American Council of Learned Societies … read more >

Valeri elected a Fellow of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Mark Valeri, the Reverend Priscilla Wood Neaves Distinguished Professor of Religion and Politics with the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis, was elected a Fellow of the Massachusetts Historical Society on February … read more >

Announcing “An Evening with John Danforth” on October 10, 2015

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to announce the local launch event for Sen. John C. Danforth’s forthcoming book, The Relevance of Religion: How Faithful People Can Change Politics. This special evening will … read more >

2015-16 Colloquium Presenters Announced

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics released the schedule of presenters for the 2015-16 gatherings. The ongoing colloquium aims to foster discussion of new scholarship in the broad domains of American religion, politics, and culture. It is a … read more >

Laurie Maffly-Kipp Elected President of Mormon History Association

The Mormon History Association (MHA) elected Professor Laurie Maffly-Kipp as its president on June 6, 2015, at the organization’s annual conference in Provo, UT. The meeting marked the group’s 50th anniversary. Laurie Maffly-Kipp is the Archer Alexander Distinguished Professor with the John C. Danforth … read more >

Marie Griffith and Leigh Schmidt Appointed to Distinguished Lectureship Program

The Organization of American Historians (OAH) has announced the appointment of two Center faculty members, R. Marie Griffith and Leigh Eric Schmidt, to its prestigious Distinguished Lectureship Program. The announcement was made on May 18, 2015, and indicates a group … read more >

Mark Valeri Installed as the Reverend Priscilla Wood Neaves Distinguished Professor of Religion and Politics

Mark Valeri was installed as the Reverend Priscilla Wood Neaves Distinguished Professor of Religion and Politics in a ceremony on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at Washington University in St. Louis. The ceremony included remarks by Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton, Provost Holden Thorp, … read more >

Tiffany Stanley Announced as Finalist for National Magazine Award

Tiffany Stanley, managing editor of Religion & Politics, was honored today with a nomination for a National Magazine Award from the American Society of Magazine Editors. Her article, “Jackie’s Goodbye,” for National Journal is a finalist in the Public Interest category, which “honors magazine … read more >