Doctoral Fellows

Tyler Fuller

Workspace Fellow, 2022-Present

Tyler J. Fuller is a Ph.D. student in Boston University’s Graduate Program in Religion. He earned a B.A. in Biology and Religion from Simpson College and an M.T.S. and M.P.H through the Religion and Public Health Dual Degree Program at Emory University. His research interests focus on the social scientific study of religion, health-seeking behaviors, and faith-based health education and promotion. He primarily utilizes qualitative research methods, including ethnography and grounded theory, as well as community-based participatory research methods.

Elizabeth Grumer

Doctoral Fellow, 2023-Present

Elizabeth is a PhD candidate in History at Boston University. She received an AB from Bryn Mawr College and an MA from the University of Chicago. She is interested in the cultural history of science, magic, and religion. Her dissertation focuses on American and British interest in the paranormal during the mid-twentieth century.

Gabe Maayan

Doctoral Fellow, 2023-Present

Gabe is a PhD candidate with the Faculty of Computing and Data Science at Boston University. He is interested in complex human systems modeling and analysis. Gabe’s research focuses on providing policy support and gaining understanding of rural suicide through computational methods such as systems dynamics modeling, agent based modeling, and machine learning. He earned his B.S. in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and worked as a software engineer before coming to BU in 2023.