Director of Publishing
Susan oversees the AAR's print and electronic publishing programs, which include five book series published in partnership with Oxford University Press, the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, also published by OUP, Reading Religion, the AAR's online book review website, and Religious Studies News, the AAR's web magazine managed by editor Sarah Levine. Susan is editor-in-chief of the AAR website, and serves as staff liaison to the Publications Committee. She is the former Director of Religionsource, the AAR’s online referral service for journalists, which was active from 2002 to 2015. She continues to work with journalists to provide referrals to experts on topics related to religion, and she administers the annual Award for Best In-Depth Newswriting on Religion.
Susan, a former Scholars Press manager, has been on staff since 2001. She has a bachelor’s degree in religion and philosophy from Wesleyan College.