Fellows

Fellows partner with the RPL to advance principles of religious literacy within their fields. 
 

Fellows in Religion and Public Life

RPL Visiting Fellow Susan Hayward

Susan Hayward

Fellow in Religion and Public Life, 2020-2021
Senior Advisor, Religion & Inclusive Societies, U.S. Institute of Peace

Susan Hayward is a Fellow in Religion and Public Life and a senior advisor for religion and inclusive societies at the U.S. Institute of Peace. At RPL,...

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Fellows in Conflict and Peace 

A joint initiative with Ash Center at the 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. RPL Fellows in Conflict and Peace play active roles in shaping and advancing the initiative with Dr. Moore through a program of research, coursework and programming. 
 

Senior Fellows

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Erica Chenoweth

Senior Fellow in Conflict and Peace

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

Senior Fellow in Conflict and Peace

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

Senior Fellow in Conflict and Peace

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

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Hilary Rantisi

Hilary Rantisi

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

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 Fellow in Conflict and Peace
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 Topol Fellow in Conflict and Peace

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-resistance efforts with Palestinian and Israeli grassroots leaders. His project as an RCPI Topol fellow is to develop an activist residency program for Jewish artists and/or spiritual leaders to further develop their leadership skillsand projects and support organizing efforts on the ground.

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Noura Erekat

2020-21 Fellow in Conflict and Peace
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 Topol Fellow in Conflict and Peace
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 Fellow in Conflict and Peace
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 Fellow in Conflict and Peace
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 Topol Fellow in Conflict and Peace
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 Fellow in Conflict and Peace
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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Taurean Webb

2020-21 Fellow in Conflict and Peace
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

 

Fellows in the Professions

The Religious Literacy and the Professions Initiative brings professionals from fields of education, journalism, humanitarian action, government, and business to teach, mentor, and support HDS students, and to collaborate with RPL in advancing religious literacy within their fields. Fellows in Education receive ongoing support as emerging leaders in the field of religious literacy within their local educational contexts, with particular focus on those teaching at the 7-12 grade and community college levels.

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Mario Cader-Frech

Fellow in Media & Entertainment 2018–⁠21

Mario Cader-Frech supports the RLP’s efforts to foster critical reflection and collaborative relationships to improve religious literacy within the...

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John Camardella

Fellow in Education 2018–⁠21

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...

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