November 21 2019


From the Student Desk, In the Public Interest, and Not for Women Only are RSN's longstanding columns that are solicited, written, and/or edited by three of the AAR's working groups. They represent the themes, topics, and controversies that those groups are addressing in their service to the field.

From the Student Desk

Emily Bailey, PhD Candidate in the Department of Religious Studies, University of Pittsburgh

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The editor of From the Student Desk is selected by the Student Director of the AAR, who serves on the Graduate Student Committee.

In the Public Interest

Submitted and edited by the Public Understanding of Religion Commitee

Not for Women Only

Submitted and edited by the Status of Women in the Profession Committee