We are a community of scholars dedicated to advancing social scientific understanding of religion through empirical research, scholarly publications, intellectual interchange, and a vibrant graduate training program.

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We foster a thriving intellectual community where faculty, students and visiting scholars can explore and exchange ideas

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Our graduate program places a premium on research, professionalization, and one-on-one mentoring.

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The center hosts a wide variety of events, from seminars and workshops to colloquia, guest lectures, and conferences, including a recent visit from Robert Bellah.

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The Global Religion Research Initiative awards funding to 48 research proposals

Author: Olivia Hall

In this first round of competition, the GRRI received over 150 research proposals from scholars at 100 colleges and universities around the world. The submissions were reviewed by leading social science scholars and 48 of the proposals were awarded funding this 2017 round.

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