Doctoral Fellows

Mafaz Al-Suwaidan

Coordinator, Journal of Middle East Women's Studies Working Group
Doctoral Fellow, 2018-present

Mitch Bacci

Coordinator, Middle East Science, Religion, and Culture Working Group
Doctoral Fellow, 2017-present
Doug Bafford

Doug Bafford

Doctoral Fellow, 2016-2019

 

 

Doug Bafford is a doctoral student in anthropology at Brandeis University. His research poses questions within the anthropology of religion, particularly how people negotiate alternative ways of knowing and how the religious sphere carries over into other dimensions of social life.... Read more about Doug Bafford

Juanita Becerra

Coordinator, Black, Brown, and Queer Science, Religion, and Culture Working Group, 2017-present
Coordinator, Undergraduate Fellows, 2018-2019
Doctoral Fellow, 2018-present
Khytie Brown

Khytie Brown

Doctoral Fellow, 2015-present
Coordinator, Ways of Knowing Annual Conference (2016)

Khytie Brown is a third year doctoral student in the department of African and African American Studies with a primary field in Religion. Her research emphasis is on religious expression and cultural production in the Caribbean and Afro-Antillean Panama, with particular attention to sensory epistemologies, disruptions of the sacred/profane binary, mediation, Afrophobia and the interplay between private religious discourses and public space.... Read more about Khytie Brown

Iman Darwish

Coordinator, Ways of Knowing Annual Conference, 2018
Doctoral Fellow, 2017-present
Kat Poje

Kat Poje

Grantwriter 2018-2019 (Grantwriter Intern, 2017-2018)
Doctoral Fellow, 2018-present
Junior Fellow (2016-2017; Junior Fellow II 2017-2018)

Kat Grace Poje is a first year MTS candidate at Harvard Divinity School. She studies the triangulation of religion, storytelling, and power, with a particular focus on embodiment in a digital age.... Read more about Kat Poje

Gili Vidan

Grants Lead, 2017-present
Coordinator, Junior Fellowship (2017-2018) and Science Fiction, Religion, and Culture Working Group (2017-2018)
Doctoral Fellow, 2018-present

Che Yuen

Doctoral Fellow, 2018-present