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2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Early Bird rates end June 29. Register today!

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Women's Mentoring Lunch
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AAR Workshop: Confronting Islamophobia

Register by July 30 for a workshop to equip scholars of religion to challenge anti-Muslim bigotry.

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Steve Herrick

Director of Educational Programming

Steve Herrick
E-mail: sherrick@aarweb.org
Tel: 1-434-202-8198
Fax: 1-404-727-7959

Steve manages religious pluralism and literacy programming. These efforts include providing religious pluralism education for law enforcement officials and for directors of prison and military chaplaincy programs, as well as facilitating access to religion scholar expertise by governmental and nongovernmental organizations involved in foreign policy. He also directs initiatives to promote religious literacy among students at K-12 public schools and those at two- and four-year colleges. In addition, he develops programming to educate the general public by fostering collaborations with national museums and by providing resources online. He oversees media relations, and he serves as staff liaison to both the AAR Committee on the Public Understanding of Religion and the AAR Committee on the Status of Racial and Ethnic Minorities.

He was Founding Director of Religionsource, an AAR online referral service for journalists seeking academic sources on specific religion topics. For several years he served as the AAR’s Chief Information Officer. He has served on the AAR staff since 1994.

He has thirty years of experience in nonprofit work, including a decade at Amnesty International USA, where he served as director of its Southern Region. For several years, he managed small businesses. Early in his career, he was a public schoolteacher.

He holds a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School, where he concentrated on the nonprofit sector; a master’s in political science from Clark Atlanta University, where he concentrated on religion and law; and a master’s in management of information technology from the University of Virginia.