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Center now accepting applications for 2020-2022 postdoctoral fellows

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics seeks applications from junior scholars and recent Ph.D. graduates for up to four postdoctoral fellowships in residence at Washington University in St. Louis. The appointment is for one year, renewable for … read more >

Condolences to the family of Mrs. Isabel Boniuk

All of us at the Center extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Mrs. Hyla Isabel Boniuk, the co-benefactor (with her late husband Dr. Isaac Boniuk) of the Boniuk-Tanzman Memorial Lecture on Jewish Medical Ethics, which is under the … read more >

Dr. Tazeen Ali to join faculty of John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to welcome Tazeen M. Ali, who will join the faculty as Assistant Professor of Religion and Politics. Ali recently earned her doctorate in … read more >

Leigh Eric Schmidt Awarded NEH Fellowship

Leigh Eric Schmidt, Edward C. Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor at the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis was awarded a prestigious research fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Schmidt will … read more >

Faculty Search Announced

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications at the rank of assistant professor, especially from candidates with an expertise on Islam in North America. The position will begin July 1, … read more >

Celebrating Five Years of Religion & Politics Journal

When Religion & Politics began as a project of the newly founded John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics in 2012, the editors of the online news journal took seriously their aim to create a space where journalists and … read more >

John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics Awards Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2018-2020

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to announce it has awarded four postdoctoral fellowships to exceptional early career scholars. The fellowships will begin with the 2018-2019 academic year and … read more >

Religion and Politics in Early America Conference, March 1-4, 2018

The Religion and Politics in Early America conference will convene next week in St. Louis, Missouri. The special topics conference of The Society of Early Americanists will take place Thursday, March 1 – Sunday, March 4, 2018. Abram Van Engen, … read more >

Lerone Martin awarded NEH fellowship

Lerone A. Martin, associate professor in the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics and in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been awarded a prestigious research fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). … read more >

Lerone Martin promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at Washington University in St. Louis

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics is delighted to announce that on December 1, 2017, the Board of Trustees of Washington University in St. Louis voted to promote Lerone A. Martin to Associate Professor with tenure, effective … read more >