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Professor   Ahmed Ragab

Professor Ahmed Ragab

Richard T. Watson Assistant Professor of Science and Religion
Director of the Science, Religion, and Culture Program

Education

Rajan  Dewar

Rajan Dewar

Assistant Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School
SRC Faculty Affiliate

Dr.Rajan Dewar, MBBS, PhD, practices pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology at Harvard …

Silke  Gülker

Silke Gülker

Research Fellow at Research Group Science Policy Studies, WZB Berlin Social Research Center
SRC Faculty Affiliate
Silke is a postdoctoral research fellow at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center in Germany. She has
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Kera Street

Kera Street

Assistant Director for Academic Affairs

Kera Street is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Committee on the Study of Religion in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences …

Jennifer van der Grinten

Jennifer van der Grinten

Assistant Coordinator, Ways of Knowing Annual Conference (2015-2016)

Jennifer began studying religion and medicine at Bard College, where she received her BA in Religion for a thesis on recovery from alcoholism through Falun …

Cynthia  Karnoscak Wigdahl

Cynthia Karnoscak Wigdahl

Program Administrative Coordinator (2012-2014)

Cynthia joined the SRC team after a 15-year career in non-profit work where she co-directed an organization called CrossLink that designed and facilitated …

Faraz Alidina

Faraz Alidina

Junior Fellow, 2016-2017

Faraz is a second year Master's student in Islamic studies. He hails from Toronto, Canada and completed his undergrad at McGill University in Montreal.

Rob Ames

Rob Ames

Doctoral Fellow, 2015-2017

Rob is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. His dissertation focuses on the relationship between mysticism and modernist social thought in Qajar Iran, with particular concern for both fields’ treatments of subjectivity. 

Anna Attaway

Anna Attaway

Editor, Cosmologics (2014-2015)

Anna Attaway's background is in English and Spanish literature.

Doug Bafford

Doug Bafford

Doctoral Fellow, 2016-2018

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.

Anya Bernstein

Anya Bernstein

SRC Faculty Affiliate

As an anthropologist and documentary filmmaker, Bernstein’s main work has been on the changing geopolitical imaginaries of mobile religious communities across Eurasia. Her book, “Religious Bodies Politic: Rituals of Sovereignty in Buryat Buddhism” (Chicago, 2013), explores the transformation of Buddhist practice among a Siberian indigenous people known as Buryats, foremost through their post-Soviet renewal of transnational ties with their fellow co-religionists across north and south Asia.

Margaretha Blignaut

Margaretha Blignaut

Doctoral Fellow, 2016-2018

Margaretha Blignaut is a third-year doctoral student in the department of Anthropology. Her research focuses on the production and circulation of heritage claims, with a particular emphasis on the ways in which the evidentiary terrain of Roma heritage claims are being impacted by population genetic scholarship and the dynamics of heritage regimes across Europe. 

Mara Block

Mara Block

Research Associate (2014-2016)
SRC Faculty Affiliate

Mara Block is the Harvard College Fellow in Religion in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.