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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors governs the AAR. While meeting its legal fiduciary obligations, the Board concerns itself with strategic direction of the AAR through strategic planning, policy development, assessment, and advocacy.

PositionFull NameCompany
PresidentJose I. CabezonUniversity of California, Santa Barbara20
President-ElectMarla FrederickEmory University21
Vice PresidentMayra RiveraHarvard University25
SecretaryKimberly Rae ConnorUniversity of San Francisco40
TreasurerRandall StyersUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill45
At-Large DirectorAmir HussainLoyola Marymount University50
At-Large DirectorStacey Floyd-ThomasVanderbilt University50
Contingent Faculty DirectorKerry DannerGeorgetown University55
Program Unit DirectorWhitney BaumanFlorida International University60
Regions DirectorKatherine Downey 65
Status Committee DirectorZayn KassamPomona College70
Student DirectorAarti PatelSyracuse University76
AAR Executive DirectorAlice HuntAmerican Academy of Religion77