Naomi Janowitz

Janowitz

Position Title
Professor of Religious Studies; Senior Thesis Adviser for Religious Studies

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Bio

Education and Degree(s):

  • B.A. (with Honors), Brown University, Religious Studies
  • M.A., Divinity School, University of Chicago, History of Religions
  • Ph.D., Department of Early Christian Literature, University of Chicago

Research Interest(s):

  • Religions of Late Antiquity
  • Methods for the Study of Religion
  • Psychoanalytic Approaches to Religion

Profile:

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Phi Beta Kappa, President of the UCD Kappa Chapter

Graduate, San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis

Awards:

Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Chapter, Rhode Island

Fulbright Fellowship for research in Israel (1985-6)

American Council of Learned Societies Research Fellowship for Recent Recipients of the Ph.D. (1987-88)

Outstanding Academic Book Award for Icons of Power from Library/Choice Journal, 2002

Committee on Special Research and Training (CORST) Essay Prize awarded by the American Pschoanalytic Association for article "Lusting for Death: Some Unconscious Fantasies in an Ancient Jewish Martrydom Text" 2004

Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award  2005

 

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