Announcing the 2021 SSRC Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal fellows

The Social Science Research Council is proud to announce the ten early-career scholars selected to receive 2021 Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal fellowships. The fellowships aim to bring knowledge of the place of religion and spirituality into scholarly and public conversations about renewing democracy in the United States. Established in 2020, the Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal fellowships are offered through the SSRC Religion and the Public Sphere program in partnership with the Fetzer Institute. This year’s competition emphasized research that examines the ways spirituality, religious traditions, and institutions shape democratic participation, debates, institutions, and public policies. Selected projects address topics including the complex …