Latest Honours, Awards & Appointments


From December 2023 onwards, contributions to the academy and the community: achievements including fellowships, grants, awards, fellowships and appointments. 

February 2024

  • Alumna Tamara Cohen (PhD, 2023) was awarded the Ludo Rocher Post-Doctoral Fellowship for her project “Non-Dual Śaivism and the Mokṣopāya” and becomes a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Virginia in fall 2024.   

January 2024

  • Ariel Peckel, PhD alumnus (2022) and former postdoctoral fellow, was awarded the Hume Society’s Hume Studies Essay Prize for his paper, “Hume beyond Theism and Atheism.” His essay was unanimously ranked first by all members of the prize panel.  

December 2023

  • Congratulations to DSR alumnus Khenpo Kunga Sherab (PhD, 2023), who has been elected to the American Academy of Religion's Tibetan and Himalayan Religions Unit steering committee.