Faculty and Students Honors and Awards

Prof. Jonathan Calvillo Named HTI 2021 Book Prize Winner

Hispanic Theological Initiative announced its 2021 Book Award Winners at the beginning of January. Assistant Professor of Sociology of Religion Jonathan Calvillo was one of three awardees for his publication The Saints of Santa Ana: Faith and Ethnicity in a Mexican Majority City. “I am grateful to the many people who moved this project forward,” […]

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BUSTH Appoints Rev. Dr. Anastasia Kidd as Co-Director of Contextual Education

November 2021 – Boston University School of Theology (BUSTH) is pleased to announce the promotion of Rev. Dr. Anastasia Kidd as Co-Director of Contextual Education, effective immediately. Rev. Dr. Kidd has served BUSTH for the past 17 years in the admissions office, most recently as the Director of Enrollment. This new appointment will focus Rev. […]

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Dean Emeritus Robert C. Neville Receives Morehouse Peace Award

This article was originally published in print by The Milton Times on May 13, 2021, with the headline “Neville Receives Morehouse Peace Award.” The author of this article is Elaine Cushman Carroll. The following is an excerpt only. Neville Receives Morehouse Peace Award A recent honor awarded to the Rev. Dr. Robert Cummings Neville brought […]

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BUSTH Announces New Associate Dean for Students and Community Life

October 2021 – The Boston University School of Theology (STH) is pleased to announce the appointment of new Associate Dean for Students and Community Life Cristian De La Rosa. Dean De La Rosa took the helm of the Office of Students and Community Life prior to the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year in September, […]

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Unlikely Friends: Honoring Dana Robert’s Scholarship

On Friday, October 1, 2021, Professor Dana L. Robert was stunned to learn that the dinner she thought she was attending with her graduate students turned out to be a surprise honoring her own lifelong scholarship and contributions to mission studies and world Christianity. A festschrift was presented to her over dinner, titled “Unlikely Friends: […]

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Prof. Courtney Goto presented with Metcalf Award for Teaching

Sunday, October 3, 2021 – At the Boston University Commencement ceremony celebrating the Class of 2020, President Robert Brown presented the Metcalf Award for Teaching to Associate Professor of Religious Education Courtney Goto. President Brown said “she cultivates a welcoming spiritual environment in her classrooms, while challenging students to know themselves, learn from each other, […]

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BUSTH Prof. Steven Sandage and Team Awarded Peale Foundation Grant

The Boston University School of Theology (BUSTH) is pleased to announce that Steven J. Sandage, Albert and Jessie Danielsen Professor of Psychology of Religion and Theology and his research team was awarded a $2.19 million grant by the Peale Foundation for a five-year research project titled “Positive Psychology and Formation-Based Flourishing among Spiritual Leaders and […]

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BUSTH CGCM Awarded Grant for China Historical Christian Database Project

The Boston University School of Theology is pleased to announce the Center for Global Christianity and Mission (CGCM) was awarded a Digital Humanities Advancement grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for their project “China Historical Christian Database: Mapping the Spatial and Social Networks of Christianity in China, 1550-1950.” This peer-reviewed grant is […]

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Professor Emerita Walter E. Fluker, Ph.D., (GRS’88, STH’88), Thomas W. Porter, Jr., J.D., (LAW’74), Rev. Kelly Elizabeth Fassett, (STH’19), and Boston Mayor Kim Janey Give Keynote Addresses at Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries’ 55th Annual Fundraiser

Read CMM’s Annual Fundraiser 2021 booklet here and the event recording below. Professor Emerita Walter E. Fluker, Ph.D., (GRS’88, STH’88), Thomas W. Porter, Jr., J.D., (LAW’74), Rev. Kelly Elizabeth Fassett, (STH’19), and Boston Mayor Kim Janey give keynote addresses at Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries’ 55th Annual Fundraiser, on the theme of From Trauma to Triumph, celebrating […]

Prof. Luis Menéndez-Antuña Receives Society of Biblical Literature 2021 Diamond Award for Integrative Scholarship

Assistant Professor of New Testament Luis Menéndez-Antuña was recently awarded the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) 2021 A. R. Pete Diamond Award for Integrative Scholarship for his recent article “The Gospel of Torture: Mark 15 and the Body in Pain.” The Diamond Award for Integrative Scholarship supports junior-level academic scholars who demonstrate “innovative approaches in biblical […]

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