Faculty and Students Honors and Awards

PhD candidate Emily Nelms Chastain receives ACT Grant from BU DL&I

The following is an excerpt from article “ACT Grant: Connecting Classroom Content with Life after Graduate School” featuring doctor of philosophy candidate Emily Nelms Chastain, published on February 5, 2024. Click here to read the full article.  In the 21st century, the continuous transformation of both the church and the world relies on the presence […]

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Doctor of Ministry student Joanne Hus (’22) featured in Vineyard Gazette

The following is an excerpt from The Vineyard Gazette article “For Oak Bluffs Pastor, God’s Call Came as a Surprise” featuring doctor of ministry student Joanne Hus, published on January 31, 2024. Click here to read the full article.  Nearly two years after receiving her master’s degree in divinity from the Boston University School of […]

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MDiv Student Dzidzor featured on WBUR.org

The following is an excerpt from the WBUR.org article “For Boston poet Dzidzor, performance is a lot like church” originally published on October 15, 2023 by Amelia Mason, featuring current Master of Divinity student Dzidzor Azaglo (‘24) and quoting Assistant Professor of New Testament Shively T. J. Smith.  It was nearing golden hour at Roxbury Heritage […]

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Prof. Eunil David Cho named Co-Editor of the Journal of Pastoral Theology

Assistant Professor of Spiritual Care and Counseling Eunil David Cho has been elected the co-editor of the Journal of Pastoral Theology, one of the leading journals in the fields of pastoral theology, chaplaincy, and spiritual care. Prof. Cho’s term as co-editor will run through 2027. His co-editor, Dr. Mary Clark Moschella, Roger J. Squire Professor of […]

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Prof. Luis Menéndez-Antuña awarded 2023 Grant from Catholic Biblical Association

For the second year in a row, Assistant Professor of New Testament Luis Menéndez-Antuña was awarded a grant from the Catholic Biblical Association (CBA) to continue his research on Enslavement in Early Christianity. “This grant, awarded [the] second year in a row, will allow me to continue working on my third book,” says Prof. Menéndez-Antuña. […]

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Prof. Filipe Maia receives Honorable Mention Award for “Trading Futures”

Assistant Professor of Theology Filipe Maia was awarded the 2023 Honorable Mention designation for the Marxist Sociology’s Paul Sweezy Outstanding Book Award for his publication Trading Futures. According to the Marxist Sociology Blog, this award is bestowed to the “best book published in the past two years in the area of Marxist theory and research.” […]

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Prof. Rady Roldán-Figueroa appointed to Robert Randall Distinguished Professorship at Providence College

Associate Professor of the History of Christianity Rady Roldán-Figueroa was recently appointed to the Robert Randall Distinguished Professorship in Christian Culture at Providence College for the fall 2023 semester. In this role, Prof. Roldán-Figueroa will direct student research, deliver public lectures, and contribute to undergraduate learning in his areas of expertise. “The Randall Professorship is […]

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Prof. Shively T. J. Smith appointed Inaugural Director of PhD Program

The Boston University School of Theology (BUSTH) is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor of New Testament Shively T. J. Smith will serve as the inaugural director of the School’s Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program, effective July 1, 2023. In this new role, Prof. Smith will work closely with Associate Dean Bryan Stone and the […]

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Nicolette Manglos-Weber promoted to Associate Professor

The following is an excerpt from the BU Today article “Introducing the Charles River Campus’ Newest Associate Professors” featuring Associate Professor of Religion and Society Nicolette Manglos-Weber, published on June 27, 2023. Click here to read the full article.  … “We have had the pleasure of watching these talented colleagues develop from promising junior faculty […]

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Winners of 2023 Inaugural Hare Preaching Prize Announced

On May 17, 2023, homiletics students at Boston University School of Theology gathered to preach for the inaugural Edith P. and Augustus G. Hare Preaching Prize. The prize had two categories: the first for sermons based on a Biblical or other scriptural text, and the second for sermons for a situation of the student’s choice, […]

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