Student and Faculty Spotlights
Professor Krista Benson was invited to submit an essay on the impact of the Dobbs decision and the reversal of Roe v. Wade for a special issue of Adoption & Culture that is also totally free and open to the public: https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/49210
Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Affiliate Faculty Anthony Meyer first book "Naming God in Early Judaism. Aramaic, Hebrew, and Greek" is published.
IRIS Faculty Professor Andrea Riley-Mukavetz has been awarded the 2022 Burch, Jacobs & More Diversity Teaching Excellence Award. The next Faculty Awards Convocation Ceremony is scheduled for February 8, 2022.
IRIS Faculty Professor Santos Ramos has been awarded the 2022 Pew Teaching Excellence Award. University awards are presented for excellence in teaching in and outside of the classroom, scholarship that advances the professions and helps society.
Krista Benson has signed an advance contract with Routledge for the book they are co-writing with Tanya Saroj Bakhru: Adoption, Foster Care, and Reproductive Justice.
Fall 2021 IRIS Dept. Stan Krohmer Senior Project Award: Brielle Friar
Fall 2021 IRIS Dept. Wendy J. Wenner Senior Thesis Award: Jenna Johnson
Dan Cope, Affiliate Faculty member in the Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies department has found a way to include democracy in her daily life. She has also found a way to introduce these concepts to students through INT 100.
Amy Phillips, Social Innovation Graduate Student, book review published
The Winter 2021 Religious Studies Senior Thesis award recipient is Ernest McClure for his work titled "The Path to Academic Enlightenment�.