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Did you know that you could receive up to $5,000 in research assistance from the AAR? Since 1992, the Academy has awarded over $560,000 to members for individual and collaborative research projects. The application deadline is August 1st of each year. For application information and eligibility requirements, see www.aarweb.org/grants.

Research Grant Winners


Ebrahim E. I. Moosa, Duke University
Contours of Sunni Traditionalism
Collaborator: Jonathan A. C. Brown, University of Washington

Todd D. Whitmore, University of Notre Dame
Faith Under Fire: The War Testimony of Lay Leaders in Northern Uganda
Collaborator: Rev. Dr. Joseph Okumu, Director of the Catechist Training Center, Archdiocese of Gulu, Uganda


Chad Bauman, Butler University
Religious Identity, Conversion, and Hindu–Christian Conflict

Philip Freeman, Luther College
The Letters of St. Patrick and Early Patrician Literature

Rabia Gregory, University of Missouri, Columbia
Marrying Jesus in the Later Middle Ages

David B. Hollenberg, James Madison University
A Portrait of a Contemporary Scholastic Community Under Siege: The Zaydi ‘ulama’ (Scholars) of Sanaa, Yemen

John Nelson, University of San Francisco
Experimental Buddhism in Contemporary Japan

S. Brent Plate, Hamilton College
A Sensual History of Religion: Stones

Tina Shepardson, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Controlling Contested Places: Fourth Century Antioch and the Spatial Politics of Religious Controversy


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