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About Amanda Furiasse

Dr. Furiasse is Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities at Nova Southeastern University, Co-Founder of the Religion, Art, and Technology Lab, and Co-Host of the Assembly Podcast at the Political Theology Network. Her work unfolds at the intersection of Religion, AI, and Cybernetic Medicine.

Positions

2021 - Present Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Arts and Sciences - Department of Humanities and Politics
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2020 - Present Co-Director of Contagion, Religion, and Cities Project, Center for the Study of Religion and the City
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2019 - Present Visiting Professor of Religion, Hamline University
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2020 - 2021 Curator, Religion, Art, and Technology Lab (St. Paul, MN)
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2019 Union Organizer, Services Employees International Union
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2015 - 2018 Primary Instructor, Florida A&M University
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2014 - 2018 Primary Instructor, Florida State University
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2013 - 2016 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Florida State University
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2015 Administrative Intern, Mickee Faust Club
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2015 Curatorial Research Assistant, Museum of Florida History
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2011 - 2012 AmeriCorps Volunteer, Misericordia Heart of Mercy Village
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2009 - 2010 Curatorial Intern, Loyola University Chicago ‐ Museum of Art
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2009 - 2010 Organizer, The Night Ministry
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Curriculum Vitae



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Professional Service and Affiliations

2020 AAR Midwest Regional Presiding Organizer, Bioethics & Religion
2020 Member, Religion & the City Conference Presiding Organizer Committee
2019 AAR Program Committee Member, Religion & the City
2015 - 2018 Graduate Student Symposium Organizing Committee Chair, Florida State University
2014 - 2016 Organizing Chair and Judge, State of Florida's High School History Fair
Member, American Academy of Religion
Member, American Association of Museums
Member, Society of Biblical Literature
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Honors and Awards

  • (2021) Sacred Writes: Public Scholarship on Religion, Training & Research Grant
  • (2019) Center for the Study of Religion & the City Research Grant
  • (2017, 2018) Florida State University's International Dissertation Research Fellowship
  • (2016, 2017) Ermine M. Owensby Jr. Fund to Promote Excellence Research Award
  • (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018) Florida State University's Graduate Tuition Scholarship
  • (2011, 2012) Misericordia of Chicago's Heart of Mercy Scholarship
  • (2009, 2010, 2011) Loyola University of Chicago's Graduate Tuition Scholarship

Education

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2018 Graduate Certificate - Museum Studies, Florida State University
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2018 Ph.D. Religion, Florida State University
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2012 M.A. Theology, Loyola University Chicago
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2009 B.A. Religion, North Central College
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Peer-Reviewed Publications (15)

Exhibition & Digital Storytelling (7)

Conference Presentations & Invited Lectures (21)