Placement

The Department has a strong record of successfully placing its graduates in full time teaching positions, despite the difficult job market over the last few years.

Here is the placement information for graduates from 2008 to the present.  We are gathering data and hope to have a more complete record of our graduates’ professional accomplishments in the near future

2014-2015

Logan, Dana

PhD

Washington University (MO) - postdoctoral fellowship at the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics

Dees, Sarah

PhD

Northwestern (IL) -postdoctoral fellowship for Politics of Religion at Home and Abroad project

Harkaway-Krieger, Kerilyn

PhD

Gordon College (MA) -Assistant professor (TT)

Sheikh, Faraz

PhD

William & Mary(VA) -Assistant Professor (TT)

2013-2014

Cottine, Cheryl

PhD

Oberlin College (OH) -Assistant professor (TT)

Fruchtman, Diane

PhD

Rutgers University (NJ) -Assistant professor (TT)

Ranganathan, Bharat

PhD

University of Notre Dame, Center for Ethics and Culture -Fellow

2012-2013

Pettit, Jonathan

PhD

Purdue University (IN) -Career research position

Carr, Jessica

PhD

Lafayette College (PA) - Assistant professor (TT)

Krawcowicz, Barbara

PhD

Indiana University Bloomington -Postdoctoral Fellow

2011-2012

Willock, Nicole Diane

PhD

Old Dominion (VA) -Assistant professor (TT)

Goble, Geoffrey Clark

PhD

University of Oklahoma (OK) -Assistant Professor (TT)

Storin, Bradley Keith

PhD

Louisiana State University (LA) -Assistant professor (TT)

2010-2011

Barnsley, Carole Ann

PhD

Transylvania University (KY) -Assistant professor (TT)

Smith III, William Earl

PhD

Academic affairs, Indiana University Bloomington

Hart, Jennifer

PhD

Stanford University -lecturer

Rapport, Jeremy

PhD

The College of Wooster (OH) -Assistant professor (TT)

Honeyford, James Keith

PhD

University of Manitoba -postdoc

Ha, Si Yong

PhD

working as pastor in San Francisco -necessary prerequisite to seminary job in Korea

Karapanagiotis, Nicole

PhD

Rutgers University-Camden (NJ) -Assistant professor (TT)

2009-2010

Maldonado Rivera, David

MA

pursuing Ph.D. at IU

Mai, Cuong The

PhD

University of Vermont -Assistant professor (TT)

DeLancey, Laura McKellar

MA

received MLS from IU in 2010; working as librarian at Western Kentucky U.

O'Donnell, Sara Colleen

MA

received MLS from IU in 2012; asst. prof. of libraries at N. Colorado U.

Hirschtick, Amy Joy

MA

pursuing Ph.D. at IU

Hammerstrom, Erik J.

PhD

Pacific Lutheran University (WA) -Assistant professor (TT)

Clements, Richa Pauranik

PhD

Visiting Scholar, Department of Linguistics, Indiana University Bloomington

2008-2009

(no MA or PhD graduates this year)

2007-08

Brennan, Joy Cecile

MA

Kenyon College (OH) -Assistant professor (TT)

Hodge, Tiffany Ann

MA

pursuing Ph.D. at Emory University; Vanderbilt University -Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies

Wilson, Mark

PhD

Villanova -postdoc

Hudson, William Clarke

PhD

University of Virginia -Assistant professor (TT)

Plunkett, Erin Shalon

MA

pursuing PH.D. in Comparative Literature at IU

Muehlberger, Ellen Kay

PhD

DePauw - non-tenure track faculty (now U of Michigan -tenure track faculty)