List of Fellows

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The Emerging Scholars Fellowship (ESF) program was iniated in 2016 with the first fellowships being awarded in 2017. The Verbum partnership began in 2023.


  • Abigail Bodeau, Baylor University
  • Sharon Gutkowski, Villanova University
  • Noelle G. Johnson, University of Notre Dame
  • Angela Zautcke, University of Notre Dame


  • Tyng-Guang "Brian" Chu, Duke Divinity School
  • Chimbuoyim Geraldine Uzodimma, H.F.S.N.,Boston College School of Theology and Ministry


Since the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) was canceled due to the pandemic, no fellowships were granted in 2021 in order to permit the 2020 fellows to present at the 2021 AGM.


  • Paul Cizek, Marquette University
  • Israel McGrew, Marquette University


  • Ki-Eun Yan, New York Univeristy
  • Christian Gers-Uphaus, University of Münster


  • Evangeline Kozitza, University of Oxford, UK.
  • Tyler Stewart, Marquette University


  • Joshua Noble. University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
  • Benedict Schöning. Johannes Gutenberg University, Faculty of Catholic Theology, Mainz, Germany