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Turner to receive funding for Israel Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship

2024-04-16
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John Turner, Professor, Religious Studies, is set to receive funding for: “Israel Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship.” 

This funding will support a postdoctoral teaching fellow for three (3) academic years starting in fall 2024.

Regarding the importance of this funding, Turner said, “Curricula across academic units at George Mason contain very little material about the modern State of Israel, a significant gap given the importance of the nation and region to contemporary politics and conflict. This grant will enable RELI to address this gap and add content on this important subject.”

Turner will receive $248,460 from Israel Institute, Inc., for this award. Funding will begin in Sept. 2024 and will end in late June 2027.

 

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