Current Fellows

2015-2017

Nicholas Kauffman - Classics

BA Hillsdale College
PhD The Johns Hopkins University

Dissertation: "Rereading Death: Ethics and Aesthetics in the Ancient Reception of Homeric Battle Narrative"



Xueying Wang - Theology

BA Beijing Foreign Studies University
MA Literature Beijing University
MA Theology University of Notre Dame
PhD Theology University of Notre Dame

Dissertation: "Gregory of Nyssa on the Corporate Nature of the Human Body"


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2016-2018

Elizabeth Fredericks - English

BA Hope College
MA Durham University
PhD Baylor University

Dissertation: "'What Saves Us Is Ceremony': Ritual and Communal Identity in Regional British and Irish Literature"



Patrick Gardner - Theology

BA University of Notre Dame
MTS Duke University Divinity School
PhD University of Notre Dame

Dissertation: “Modern Pentecost: Henri de Lubac on Atheism and the Spiritual Posterity of Joachim of Fiore”



Chelsea Wagenaar - English/Creative Writing

BA University of Virginia
PhD University of North Texas

Dissertation: “'The Other Side of Language': Sound and Silence in Poems of Prayer”



Noteworthy News

Lilly Postdoctoral Fellowship Application Status

Applicants for the 2017-2018 Two-year Residential Postdoctoral Fellowships at Valparaiso University will be contacted regarding the status of their applications in the first or second week of March, 2017.


Call for Nominations for the 2017 Lilly Fellows Program Book Award

We are now accepting nominations for the Seventh Biennial Lilly Fellows Program Book Award for 2017.  The Nomination Deadline is March 1, 2017.  For more information, please click here.


Announcing the Winner and Finalists of the 2016 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Non-fiction

We are happy to announce the winner and finalists of the 2016 Lilly Fellows Program Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Non-fiction.  Please click here.


February LFP Update

The Current LFP Update for February, 2017 is now available. Click here.


National Network of Church- Related Colleges and Universities

If you are interested in learning more about membership in the National Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities, please contact us here.


Follow the Exiles from Eden Blog!

The LFP is now sponsoring a new blog, Exiles from Eden.  Go check it out!