2020 Regional Meetings

Open Calls for Papers:

Undergraduate Deadline: December 15, 2019

Deadline: December 16, 2019

Upper Midwest
Deadline: December 31, 2019

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: January 3, 2020

Deadline: January 10, 2020

New England-Maritimes
Deadline: January 19, 2020

Eastern International
Deadline: February 1, 2020

Open Registration:




Outgoing Program Unit Chairs (Terms Ended 2013)

AAR would like to thank the following Program Unit Chairs whose terms ended in 2013.

Rebecca Alpert
Temple University
Religion, Sport, and Play Group

William E. Arnal
University of Regina
Social Theory and Religion Cluster

Robert A. Atkins
Grace United Methodist Church, Naperville, IL
Men, Masculinities, and Religions Group

Katherine Attanasi
Luther College
Pentecostal––Charismatic Movements Group

Garth Kasimu Baker-Fletcher
Texas College
Men, Masculinities, and Religions Group

Jacques Berlinerblau
Georgetown University
Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group

Lucy Bregman
Temple University
Death, Dying, and Beyond Group

Julie Byrne
Hofstra University
North American Religions Section

Jason Carbine
Whittier College
Religion in Southeast Asia Group

Mary Churchill
Sonoma State University
Native Traditions in the Americas Group

Thia Cooper
Gustavus Adolphus College
Liberation Theologies Group

David S. Cunningham
Hope College
Christianity and Academia Group

Lisa E. Dahill
Trinity Lutheran Seminary
Christian Spirituality Group

Donald R. Davis
University of Texas
Religion in South Asia Section

Michael DeLashmutt
Luther Seminary
Ricoeur Group

Andrew Dole
Amherst College
Schleiermacher Group

Kambiz GhaneaBassiri
Reed College
Contemporary Islam Group

Aaron Gross
University of San Diego
Animals and Religion Group

James Haag
Suffolk University
Science, Technology, and Religion Group

W. David Hall
Centre College
Religion and Humanism Group

Michael Hawley
Mount Royal University
Sikh Studies Group

Sarah Haynes
Western Illinois University
Ritual Studies Group

Barbara Holdrege
University of California, Santa Barabara
Comparative Studies of Hindusims and Judaisms Group

Jan Holton
Yale University
Practical Theology Group

Mimi Khuc
University of Maryland
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Group

Nami Kim
Spelman College
Women and Religion Section

Timothy S. Lee
Brite Divinity School
Korean Religions Group

Tat-siong Benny Liew
College of the Holy Cross
Bible, Theology, and Postmodernity Group

Nathan R. B. Loewen
Vanier College
International Development and Religion Group

Kathryn Lofton
Yale University
Afro-American Religious History Group

Shaul Magid
Indiana University
Study of Judaism Section

Rex D. Matthews
Emory University
Wesleyan Studies Group

James M. McLachlan
Western Carolina University
Mormon Studies Group

Linda A. Mercadante
Methodist Theological School, Ohio
Religious Conversions Group

Calvin Mercer
East Carolina University
Transhumanism and Religion Group

Christopher Moreman
California State University, East Bay
Death, Dying, and Beyond Group

Tapiwa Mucherera
Asbury Theological Seminary
African Religions Group

Kang Na
Westminster College, PA
Reformed Theology and History Group

Irene Oh
George Washington University
Comparative Religious Ethics Group

Erik Owens
Boston College
Religion and Politics Section

Kimberley C. Patton
Harvard University
Comparative Studies in Religion Section

Lori K. Pearson
Carleton College
Nineteenth Century Theology Group

Ivan Petrella
Fundacion Pensar
Liberation Theologies Group

Santiago Pinon
Texas Christian University
Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Group

Leonard Norman Primiano
Cabrini College
Space, Place and Religious Meaning Group

Stephen G. Ray
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Theology of Martin Luther King Jr. Group

Russell Re Manning
University of Aberdeen
Tillich: Issues in Theology, Religion, and Culture Group

Anthony G. Reddie
Aston University
Black Theology Group

David Reinhart
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
Religion, Memory, History Group

Kathleen M. Sands
University of Hawaii
Law, Religion, and Culture Group

Claudia Schippert
University of Central Florida
Queer Studies in Religion Group

Marla Segol
State University of New York, Buffalo
Comparative Studies of Hindusims and Judaisms Group

Nikky Singh
Colby College
Sikh Studies Group

Jason Slone
Tiffin University
Cognitive Science of Religion Group

Per D. Smith
Boston University
Secularism and Secularity Group

Mark Swanson
Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago
Middle Eastern Christianity Group

Deanna A. Thompson
Hamline University
Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Group

J. Terry Todd
Drew University
Gay Men and Religion Group

Ludger Viefhues-Bailey
Le Moyne College
Philosophy of Religion Section

Sylvia Walsh
Stetson University
Kierkegaard, Religion, and Culture Group

Jace Weaver
University of Georgia
Indigenous Religious Traditions Group

Tisa Wenger
Yale University
Law, Religion, and Culture Group

Glenn Whitehouse
Florida Gulf Coast University
Religion and Humanism Group

Melissa Wilcox
Whitman College
Sociology of Religion Group

Eric Ziolkowski
Lafayette College
Arts, Literature, and Religion Section