Current Fellows

2017-2019

Ashleigh Elser - Religious Studies

BA Prairie College
MA Yale Divinity School
PhD University of Virginia

Dissertation: Beyond Unity: Reading Hermeneutic Frictions in Biblical Literature



Daniel Silliman - American Studies

BA Hillsdale College
MA University of Tübingen
PhD University of Heidelberg

Dissertation: Fictions of Belief: Reading Evangelical Novels in a Secular Age



2018-2020

Jason Gehrke- Religious Studies

BA Hillsdale College
MA Concordia Theological Seminary
PhD Marquette University

Dissertation: "Christus Exemplar: The Politics of Virtue in Lactantius



Christine Hedlin - English

BA Augustana College
PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dissertation: Novel Faiths: Nonsecular Fiction in the Late Nineteenth-Century U.S.



Cassandra Painter - History

BA College of Idaho
MA University of Rochester
PhD Vanderbilt University

Dissertation: The Life and Afterlife of Anna Katharina Emmerick: Reimagining Catholicism in Modern Germany



Noteworthy News

Lilly Fellows Program Office Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

The Lilly Fellows Program National Office will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday from November 19 to November 26, 2018.


September LFP Update

The Current LFP Update for September, 2018 is now available. Click here.


Applications for the Lilly Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship at Valparaiso University

To Apply for the Lilly Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship at Valparaiso University, Click Here. Applications are due January 9, 2019, submitted through Interfolio.


Lilly Faculty Fellows Program

We are happy to introduce a new initiative, the Lilly Faculty Fellows Program. For more information, click here.


Save the Date and Call for Papers: Regional Conference at Dordt College on “The Prodigal Love of God,” April 4-6, 2019

On April 4-6, 2019, Dordt College and the Andreas Center for Reformed Scholarship and Service, in partnership with the Lilly Fellows Program, will host a conference titled “The Prodigal Love of God: Reencountering Dordt at 400 and Beyond.” For More information and the Call for Papers, Click Here.


Announcing the Winner of the 2018 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Performing Arts

The Winner of the 2018 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Performing Arts is Blis Devault, Xavier University (Cincinnati), for A Slice of Pie: A Love Story. For more information and a list of finalists, click here.


Lilly Network of Church- Related Colleges and Universities

If you are interested in learning more about membership in the Lilly 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!