Alumni News

  • Amanda Downs ('03) has returned from three years of teaching in Japan with the JET program.
  • Paul D. Rotolo ('01) earned a Masters in Science and is enrolled in medical school at Chicago Medical School.
  • Ananda Abeysekara (Ph.D. '99) is associate professor of religion at Virginia Tech. Institute. She is an author of Colors of the Robe: Religion, Identity, and Difference. The latest book Ananda Abeysekara has published is titled, The Politics of Postsecular Religion: Mourning Secular Futures (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008). It was selected by CHOICE as An Outstanding Academic Title, in 2009.
  • Rachelle Jacobs (Ph.D. '02) is assistant professor of religion, University of Tennessee.
  • Nathan Berken ('02) is a student at the New England Conservatory of Music. His email is
  • Noelle Page ('01) has been accepted into the doctoral program at Princeton Seminary.

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