Theology Graduate Student Achievements
The following are some of the accomplishments of our graduate students:
- Matthew Briel, Fulbright-Mach Fellowship, Austria. Institut für Byzantinistik und Neogräzistik, Vienna. 2013-2014
- Jennifer Illig, Lilly Postdoctoral Fellowship
- Christine McCarthy, Louisville Institute Dissertation Fellowship
- Jonathan Stanfill, Koc Fellowship
- Matthew Briel. “Gregory the Theologian, Logos and Literature.” Studia Patristica. 67 (2013): 207-214.
- Emily Cain. “Form and Function: The Role of Biography in Gregory of Nyssa’s Life of Moses” in Portraits of Moses in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity (Pretoria, T & T Clark Library of Biblical Studies, Forthcoming). Also “Knowledge Seeking Wisdom: A Pedagogical Pattern for Augustine’s De trinitate” in Studia Patristica LXX, Vol. 18, ed. Markus Vinzent et al (Leuven: Peeters, 2010), 257-264.
- Allan T. Georgia. “Translating the Triumph: Reading Mark’s Crucifixion Narrative Against a Roman Ritual of Power.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 36 (2013): 17-38.
- Brendan McInerny. “Sharing in Triune Glory: Balthasar’s Theological Aesthetics and Deification,” Cithara: Essays in the Judeo-Christian Tradition, vol. 52, number 1, November 2012.
- John David Penniman. “‘The Health-Giving Cup’: Cyprian’s Ep. 63 and the Medicinal Power of Eucharistic Wine,” Journal of Early Christian Studies 23.2 (forthcoming Summer 2015).
Academic Awards and Grants
- Jennifer Illig. "Marks in the Margins: The Afterlife of the Manuscripts of English Wycliffite Sermons." Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Communitas Paper Competition Winner (2013).
- Brianne Jacobs. Visiting Scholar at the Forschungsinstitut für Philosophie Hannover in Germany (Spring 2014).
- Christine McCarthy. Fr. John McCloskey, SJ, Summer Research Grant (2014), Santander Universities Summer Travel Grant (2013).
- Brendan McInerny. Second place winner of the 2011 Goodwin Prize for Excellence in Theological Writing for “The Splendor of the Kingdom: The Celebration of the Eucharist, Liturgical Art, and Christian Discipleship.”
- Alexander Miller. Lumen Christi Graduate Seminars in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition Scholarship (2014).
- John David Penniman. Alumni Dissertation Fellowship (2014).
- Alexander Perkins. North American Patristics Society Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award for “Exemplifying Resistance: Tertullian’s Use of North African History in the Apologeticum and Ad Martyras.” (2014)
- Sarah Spieldenner (MA 2014), Director of Pastoral Care at the Brooklyn Hospital Center.