Michael Nilon

Gregory L. and Nancy H. Curl Jefferson Fellow
Class: 2019
Hometown: Gainesville, Florida
B.A. University of Florida (2001)
M.Div. Harvard University (2010)
Religious Studies

South Atlantic Fellowship Mandela Washington Fellows Religion and Diversity Facilitator Presenter at Jefferson Scholars Foundation Forum for Interdisciplinary Dialogue Ethics and Development: ‘Imagining Galeno-Islamic Medicine: Balancing Ethics and Healing’ Presenter at Jefferson Fellows Selection Weekend: ‘The Ethics of Healing and Harming in Afro-Creole Religions’ Chaplain Resident at University of Virginia Health Systems

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The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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