Awards&Honors

AWARDS & HONORS

After God, American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence 2008

Mystic Bones, American Association of University Presses design award 2006

Grave Matters poster, New England Museum Association First Prize 2003

Distinguished Alumnus Award, Wesleyan University 1998 May

Hiding, Bookbilders West 1998 Book Show, Award for Excellence 1998

Hiding, American Association of University Presses 1998
Book Jacket Award

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching 1995
National College Professor of the Year

Nots, American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence 1994

Keck Foundation Research Grant 1994

Rector’s Medal, University of Helsinki 1993

Research Fellow, Graham Foundation for Fine Arts 1990

Altarity, American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence 1988

Deconstruction in Context: Literature and Philosophy, 1988
Outstanding Academic Book

American Council of Learned Societies Travel Grant 1984

Fulbright Travel Grant 1983

Fellow National Humanities Center 1982-1983

John Simon Guggen¬heim Memorial Fellowship 1978-1979

Grants from Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Summer 1975, 1978

Harvard University: Graduate Prize Fellowship; Graduate
Prize Traveling Fellowship

Wesleyan University: Phi Beta Kappa (Junior); Magna Cum 1968

Laude; High Honors in Religion; Griffin Prize in Religion;

Eljabar Foundation Scholarship