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2015/2016 Andrew W. Mellon Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship – Vanderbilt University

One year residential research postdoctoral fellowship for a scholar interested in participating in a broadly interdisciplinary seminar funded by the Mellon Foundation’s prestigious Sawyer Seminar program entitled, “When the Fringe Dwarfs the Center: Vernacular Islam beyond the Arab World.” The postdoctoral fellowship pays a stipend of $50,000 and offers additional benefits. The seminar is co-directed by Vanderbilt University faculty members Samira Sheikh (history), Tony Stewart (religious studies) and David Wasserstein (history & Jewish Studies).
Applications must be submitted by January 14, 2015. For more information, see our website: