The journal Political Theology is thrilled to announce twelve new members of our editorial board. With these additions, the journal continues to expand its geographical scope and to reinforce its commitment the diversity of disciplines and methods found in the field. The new members are:
Paul Kahn is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities and Director of the Schell Center for Human Rights at Yale Law School. His books include Sacred Violence: Torture, Terror, Sovereignty and Political Theology: Four New Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty.
Victoria Kahn is Professor and Katharine Bixby Hotchkis Chair in English at the University of California, Berkeley. Her latest book is The Future of Illusion: Political Theology and Early Modern Texts.
Emmanuel Katongole is Associate Professor of Theology and Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. A Catholic priest ordained by the Archdiocese of Kampala, Katongole is the author of The Sacrifice of Africa: A Political Theology for Africa.
Julia Reinhard Lupton is Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine. Her books include Citizen-Saints: Shakespeare and Political Theology and Afterlives of the Saints: Hagiography, Typology, and Renaissance Literature.
Charles Mathewes is Carolyn M. Barbour Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, where he co-directs the Virginia Center for the Study of Religion. Among his books is The Republic of Grace: Augustinian Thoughts for Dark Times.
Elizabeth Phillips is Tutor in Theology and Ethics at Westcott House, University of Cambridge. She is the author of Political Theology: A Guide for the Perplexed.
Anna Rowlands is Lecturer in Theology and Ministry at King’s College, London until September, 2014, when she will become Lecturer in Contemporary Catholic Theology and Deputy Director of the Centre for Catholic Studies at Durham University.
Christoph Schmidt is Associate Professor of German Literature at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is also a senior research fellow at the Van Leer Institute. His books include Die theopolitische Stunde and Der häretische Imperativ.
Graeme Smith is Reader in Public Theology at the University of Chichester and Editor Emeritus of Political Theology. His most recent book is A Short History of Secularism.
Ted Smith is Assistant Professor of Preaching and Ethics at Emory’s Candler School of Theology. He is the author of The New Measures: A Theological History of Democratic Practice and a forthcoming book on the abolitionist John Brown.
Peter van der Veer is Director of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity at Göttingen. His most recent book is The Modern Spirit of Asia: The Spiritual and the Secular in China and India.
Ludger Viefhues-Bailey is Distinguished Professor for Philosophy, Gender, and Culture at Le Moyne College, where he directs the Gender and Women’s Studies Program. He is the author of Between a Man and a Woman? Why Conservative Christians Oppose Same-Sex Marriage.