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MA 2014

The Department of Religious Studies is pleased to congratulate its 2014 MA graduates:

Jeremy Jones

Donny McClellan

Zachary Settle

MA 2013

The Department of Religious Studies is pleased to congratulate its 2013 MA graduates:

Timothy Isaacson

MA 2012

The Department of Religious Studies congratulates its 2012 MA graduates:

Thomas Cahoon
Sandra Ceas
Liza Hanson
Carmen Lydon
Samantha Oehlerking
Gwendolyn Ryan
Daisy Vargas
Hilary Watt Sontag

 

  • Sandy Ceas is working as a part-time associate professor at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, teaching art as a social interface with culture.
  • Hilary Watt Sontag is working as senior grants officer for Mapleton Public Schools.
  • Daisy Vargas is pursuing a doctorate at the University of California at Riverside.

MA 2011

  • Gary Bedford is pursuing a doctorate in the Joint PhD program with DU/Iliff School of Theology.
  • Thomas Evans is pursuing a doctorate at Claremont Graduate University.
  • Reuven Geller is pursuing a doctorate at the University of Birmingham in Great Britain.
  • Adem Irmak is pursuing a doctorate in religious studies in his native Turkey.
  • Marisa Ligons is working as an academic adviser in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UC-Denver.

MA 2010

  • Iqbal Akhtar is pursuing a doctorate in the Ph.D. program at New College, University of Edinburgh.
  • Dora (Hoi Shan) Chong has returned to Hong Kong.

MA 2009

  • Richard Bishop is working in the Graduate School of Social Work at DU.
  • Patrick Bowen is pursuing a doctorate in the Joint PhD program with DU/Iliff School of Theology.
  • Diana Carvalho Lalo is teaching and working in Special Community Programs at DU.
  • Catherine Orsborn is pursuing a doctorate in the Joint PhD program with DU/Iliff School of Theology and is working as Campaign Director of the "Shoulder to Shoulder" initiative in Washington, DC.
  • Adam Westbrook is pursuing a doctorate at Boston University.
  • Jamie Williford is teaching religion in community college in the San Diego area.

MA 2008

  • Kent Kreiselmaier is pursuing a doctorate at Vanderbilt University.
  • Rachel Tillman is pursuing a doctorate at SUNY - Stony Brook.
  • Christa Kuberry is pursuing a doctorate in the joint PhD program with DU/Iliff School of Theology.
  • Erica Ferg is pursuing a doctorate in the joint PhD program with DU/Iliff School of Theology, and teaches Islamic studies courses at Regis University, Denver.
  • Alicia Olson completed her MA in religious studies and is teaching religion in the Denver area.
  • Christopher Roussel is pursuing a doctorate in Theology at Glascow University, Scotland.
  • Lisa Dillman left for Spain in May 2008 to continue research on Sufi women mystics in Medieval Spain.

MA 2007

  • Daniel Dillard is pursuing a doctorate at Florida State University with full funding.
  • Aaron Sokoll is pursuing a doctorate in religious studies at University of California Santa Barbara.
  • Jin Sook Kim is continuing studies at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California.