2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Regular rates end November 16. Register today!

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2018 Regional Meetings

The following Calls for Papers are open:

Deadline: December 15

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
Deadline: October 27

Southeast (SECSOR)
Deadline: October 15

Southwest (SWCRS)
Deadline: October 15

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 6

Deadline: October 1

2017 National Humanities Conference

Register by October 27 for the NHC conference in Boston.


Board of Directors

AAR Board of Directors 2017

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

Eddie Glaude
Eddie Glaude
Princeton University

David Gushee
David Gushee
Mercer University

Laurie Patton
Vice President
Laurie Patton
Middlebury College

Michael McNally
Michael McNally
Carleton College










Jonathan Sarna
Jonathan Sarna
Brandeis University

Bhakti Mamtora
Student Director
Bhakti Mamtora
University of Florida

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Regions Director

Kathryn McClymond
Program Unit Dir.
Kathryn McClymond
Georgia State University










Asma Afsaruddin
At-Large Director
Asma Afsaruddin
Indiana University, Bloomington

Grace Ji-Sun Kim
At-Large Director
Grace Ji-Sun Kim
Earlham School of Religion

Leela Prasad
At-Large Director
Leela Prasad
Duke University

Kecia Ali
Status Committee Director
Kecia Ali
Boston University










John Fitzmier
AAR Executive Director
John R. Fitzmier

Kerry Danner
2017 Contingent Faculty Representative
Kerry Danner
Georgetown University











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