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Curriculum Vitae

Wesley A. Kort

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Box 90964, Durham, NC 27708-0964 (919) 660-3519 (office)
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Education

Ph.D.University of Chicago1965
MAUniversity of Chicago1961
BDCalvin Theological Seminary1959
ABCalvin College1956
Professional Experience / Employment History

Duke University
Professor, Department of Religion and Graduate Faculty of Religion, 1977 - present
Associate Professor, Department of Religion and Graduate Faculty of Religion, 1970 - 1977
Assistant Professor, Department of Religion, 1965 - 1970
Princeton University
Instructor, Department of Religion, 1963 - 1965
University of Chicago
Assistant to Preston T. Roberts, Divinity School, 1962 - 1963
Assistant to Perrin Lowry, Humanities Division, 1961 - 1962
Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

Trinity College Distinguished Teaching Award, Trinity College, January 2009
Senior Fellow of the Erasmus Institute, The University of Notre Dame, 1999-2000
Fellow of the Society for the Arts, Religion and Contemporary Culture, 1995 - present
Member, Center for Theological Inquiry, Princeton, NJ, Fall, 1992; Spring, 1994
Research Award, Committee on International Studies, Summer, 1969
Outstanding Professor Award, Student Government, Duke University, 1968
Fulbright Fellowships to the Netherlands, 1962-1963, 1963-1964
Rockefeller Doctoral Fellowship, 1962-1963
University of Chicago Fellowship, 1961-1962
University of Chicago Scholarships, 1959-1963
Professional Service

Member of the American Academy of Religion
Course Committee, Trinity College, 2012
Chair, Department of Religion, September 1, 2002 - August 31, 2006
Convener, Religion and Modernity Program, 1995 - 2005
Faculty Associate, Craven Quad, 1998 - 1999
Member, Executive Committee of the Graduate Religion Faculty, 1989 - 1994, 1998 - 1999
Chair, Provost's Review Committee for the Faculty Associates Program, 1999
Faculty Associate, Trent Dormitory, 1995 - 1998
Member, Executive Committee of the Arts and Sciences Council, 1991 - 1992
Chair, Arts and Sciences Committee on Study Abroad, 1990 - 1992
Chair, Personnel Committee, 1988 - 1992, 1997-1999
Chair, University Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid, 1986 - 1989
Faculty Fellow, Baldwin Federation, 1981 - 1982
Faculty Advisor, Angier B. Duke Memorial Scholarship program, 1977 - 1980
Faculty Fellow, Kilgo Federation, 1975 - 1977
Member, Undergraduate Faculty Council of Trinity College, 1974 - 1975
Chair, Provost's Taskforce on Student Affairs, 1974 - 1975
Associate Dean, Trinity College, 1973 - 1974
Associate Provost, Duke University, 1973 - 1974
DUS, Department of Religion, 1972, 1975, 1981-1985, 1998-1999
Assistant Dean, Graduate School, 1970 - 1971
Liaison Officer and Co-Chairman, Joint Central Committee for the Cooperative Program in the Humanities (with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 1967 - 1970
Selected Recent Invited Talks

Modernity and the Authority of "Second Scriptures", Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 5 January 2009
Nathan A. Scott: A Tribute, American Academy of Religion, 5 January 2009
Religious Identity, Durham University, England, 5 January 2009
Autobiography and Religious Identity Paper, The Blaise Pascal Institute, Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October, 2006
Keynote Address, Conference on Christianity and Literature, Anderson University, SC, April, 2006
Lecture, Trinity College, Oxford, April, 2005
Endowed Lectureship in Religion, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, September, 2004
Faith and Writing Conference, Calvin College, April, 2004
Claremont Graduate University, *
Elon College, *
Furman University, *
Hope College, *
North Carolina Convocation of Lutheran Pastors and Education, *
North Carolina Humanities Council, *
North Carolina Teachers of Religion, *
Pennsylvania State University, *
Point Loma University, *
Reinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universit├Ąt, Bonn., *
Sioux Falls College, *
Southern Methodist University, *
St. Edwards University, *
The Orion Scott Lectures, Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, *
Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Conference on Christianity and Literature, *
United States Military Academy, West Point, *
University of Durham, England, *
University of Richmond, *
Vassar College, *
Wheaton College, *
Publications (listed separately)

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