Fellows

Fellows partner with the Religious Literacy Project to advance principles of religious literacy within their fields.

 

Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Fellows

A joint initiative with Harvard Kennedy School of Government, the Religion Conflict and Peace initiative examines the potential for deeper understandings of religion to yield fresh insights into contemporary challenges and opportunities for just peacebuilding in the Middle East. RCP Fellows play active roles in shaping and advancing the initiative with Dr. Moore through a program of research, coursework and programming.

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Erica Chenoweth

Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Senior Fellow

Erica Chenoweth is the Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights at Harvard Kennedy School and a Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe...

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Marshall Ganz

Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Senior Fellow

Marshall Ganz is the Rita E. Hauser Senior Lecturer in Leadership, Organizing, and Civil Society at the Harvard Kennedy School and a Senior Lecturer in...

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Atalia Omer

Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Senior Fellow

Atalia Omer is Professor of Religion, Conflict, and Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Keough School of...

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Hilary Rantisi

Associate Director of the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative
Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Senior Fellow

Hilary Rantisi is the Associate Director of the Religion, Conflict and Peace Initiative (RCPI) - a groundbreaking collaboration between the Harvard...

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Visiting Fellows

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Salem Al Qudwa

2020-21 Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Fellow
An award-winning architect and university lecturer, Salem explores everyday architecture as a resource for positive social transformation. His project is to... Read more about Salem Al Qudwa
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Oriel Eisner

2020-21 Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Topol Fellow
As the Director of the Center for Jewish Nonviolence, Oriel oversees and accompanies the delegations that bring Jewish activists to join in solidarity and co-... Read more about Oriel Eisner
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Noura Erekat

2020-21 Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Fellow
An established legal scholar at Rutgers University, social justice activist, human rights attorney, and recent author of Justice for Some: Law and the... Read more about Noura Erekat
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Fady Khoury

2020-21 Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Topol Fellow
Fady is a Palestinian lawyer pursuing his S.J.D. degree at Harvard Law School. He is a civil and political rights attorney at the non-profit human rights... Read more about Fady Khoury
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Rana Khoury

2020-21 Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Fellow
Rana Khoury, Vice President for Development & Outreach at Dar al-Kalima University, directly manages the civic engagement and adult education tracks at her... Read more about Rana Khoury
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Mati Milstein

2020-21 Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Fellow
Mati has over 20 years of experience as a documentary photographer and photojournalist and is also now serving as media and communications director at Adalah.... Read more about Mati Milstein
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Brant Rosen

2020-21 Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Topol Fellow
Brant is the founder of Tzedek Chicago, a non-Zionist Jewish congregation based on the core values of justice, anti-racism, and solidarity with the oppressed,... Read more about Brant Rosen
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Vivien Sansour

2020-21 Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Fellow
As the founder and director of the Palestine Heirloom Seed Library, Vivien works with farmers to propagate and recover threatened heirloom varieties and... Read more about Vivien Sansour
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Sapir Sluzker-Amran

2020-21 Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Fellow
A lawyer, social activist, and political blogger, Sapir wants to create a modular framework for community organizing training, designed for grassroots leaders... Read more about Sapir Sluzker-Amran
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Taurean Webb

2020-21 Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Fellow
As the Director of the Center for the Church and the Black Experience and instructor of Religion and Race at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Taurean’... Read more about Taurean Webb

 

Religious Literacy and the Professions Fellows

Religious Literacy and the Professions Fellows program brings professionals from fields of journalism, humanitarian action, government and business to teach, mentor and support HDS students, and to collaborate with RLP in advancing religious literacy within their fields.

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Mario Cader-Frech

2018–21 Religious Literacy and the Professions Fellow

Mario Cader-Frech supports the RLP’s efforts to foster critical reflection and collaborative relationships to improve religious literacy within the entertainment and media industries.... Read more about Mario Cader-Frech

 

Religious Literacy and Education Fellows

The Religious Literacy and Education Initiative advances the public understanding of religion through ongoing support to educators with particular focus on those teaching at the 7-12th grade and community college levels. Each year we work closely with a small number of Education Fellows to support emerging leaders in the field of religious literacy within their local educational contexts.

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John Camardella

2018–21 Religious Literacy and Education Fellow
John Camardella has taught at Prospect High School for the past 16 years and currently teaches two World Religion elective courses. He earned his B.A. in... Read more about John Camardella