Doerfler Wins “Best First Article” Prize

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Monday, April 30, 2012

Maria Doerfler has won the 2012 "Best First Article" prize from the North American Patristics Society (NAPS), for her essay, "The Infant, the Monk and the Martyr: The Death of Children in Eastern Patristic Thought," published in Le Muséon 124 (3–4), 243–58, in December 2011. The selection committee of NAPS praised the essay's "erudition, breadth of knowledge, and clear and elegant argumentation."

Doerfler has been a visiting lecturer in early Christianity at Duke Divinity School, and will join the faculty as an assistant professor of the history of Christianity in 2013.