Faculty and Students Honors and Awards

BUSTH PhD Student Morgan Crago Wins Presbyterian Historical Society Grant

The original story was published by Presbyterian Church USA on March 21, 2023. The following is an excerpt only and features current PhD student Morgan Crago (STH‘24). Please click here to read the full article, written by McKenna Britton.  PHS’s research fellowship program awards travel grants of $2,500 for scholars, students and independent researchers who demonstrate a need […]

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Prof. James McCarty elected to Board of Directors of Society of Christian Ethics

The Society of Christian Ethics (SCE) announced in a recent social media post that Assistant Clinical Professor of Religion and Conflict Transformation James McCarty has been elected to their Board of Directors. The non-denominational SCE was founded in the 1950s and today has more than 850 active members, including professors of ethics and clergy members, […]

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Prof. Shively T. J. Smith receives 2022 Forum for Theological Exploration Excellence in Mentoring Award

The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) announced in a recent social media post that Assistant Professor of New Testament Shively T. J. Smith has been awarded the 2022 Excellence in Mentoring Award. The award is given to one FTE doctoral mentor each year who demonstrates commitment to the academic advancement of students of color. Professor […]

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Prof. Karen Westerfield Tucker Presented with Berakah Award by North American Academy of Liturgy

Updated on January 9, 2023:  In early January, Professor of Worship Karen Westerfield Tucker officially received the Berakah Award in Toronto, Canada, presented by the North American Academy of Liturgy. Many STH alums and current students were in attendance, as pictured above, left to right: Rev. Kristian Kohler, PhD student Dr. Stephanie Budwey, ThD’12; Luce […]

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BUSTH MDiv Student Welling Hall Published in Friends Journal

The following is an excerpt from the Friends Journal article “Transforming Weapons into Art: The Theopoetics of Beating Swords into Plowshares” by BUSTH master of divinity student Welling Hall, published on September 1, 2022. Click here to read the full article. I became an artist when I began to perform acts of aesthetic fury to decry […]

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Prof. Luis Menéndez-Antuña Awarded Grant from Catholic Biblical Association

Assistant Professor of New Testament Luis Menéndez-Antuña was recently awarded a grant from the Catholic Biblical Association to start new research on Enslavement in Early Christianity. Every year, the Catholic Biblical Association grants four to six awards to promote biblical scholarship. This project, entitled “Historiographies of Pain: Galatians 4, Enslavement, Inheritance, and Flesh,” asks the […]

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Prof. Luis Menéndez-Antuña inducted into the International New Testament Society

Assistant Professor of New Testament Luis Menéndez-Antuña has been inducted into the Society for the Study of the New Testament (Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, SNTS). Founded in 1939 for the furtherance of New Testament studies internationally, SNTS is the premiere international society for the critical study of the New Testament. Its journal, New Testament Studies, […]

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BUSTH PhD Student Jeehyun Baek Awarded Louisville Institute Dissertation Fellowship

Boston University School of Theology PhD student in Theology, Ethics, and Philosophy Jeehyun Baek has been awarded The Dissertation Fellowship by the Louisville Institute.  Titled “Mourning Across Generations: Theological Witness to Intergenerational Trauma in the Korean Diaspora,” Ms. Baek’s dissertation examines a theology of resilience for Korean diaspora communities who inherit the past trauma, experience […]


Prof. Shively T. J. Smith to Speak at White House Historical Association Event

Assistant Professor of New Testament Shively T. J. Smith will be the featured speaker for the White House Historical Association Event “Conversations Between a First Lady and a University Dean: An Untold Story.” The event will take place on Thursday, June 9 at 5:30pm ET, and interested viewers can participate by signing up through the […]

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BUSTH Professor Dana Robert Receives Boston University William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professorship

The following is an excerpt from BU Today’s article “William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professorships Honor Mark Grinstaff, Gary Lawson, and Dana Robert” by Joel Brown, featuring Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and History of Mission and Director of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission Dana Robert, published on April 14, 2022. Click here […]

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