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We’re excited to see you all at the Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature 2023! Be sure you stop by booth #507 to browse our new releases, enter to win a $50 Fortress gift card. And then join us for our annual reception, Sunday at 9 pm at Hilton Palacio del Rio, Salon del Rey, Salon A to celebrate our newest releases!

Our Editorial Team

Our dedicated editorial team is a blend of seasoned subject matter experts who collaborate closely with authors to transform their visions into reality. Each of our editors holds advanced degrees in religious studies, spanning fields such as theology, biblical studies, and ministry. We're excited to embark on a publishing journey with you. To schedule a meeting with any of our editors at AAR-SBL, simply click on their headshot below to email them.

Meet the Team

Ryan Hemmer

Ryan Hemmer, Editor-in-Chief
theology, culture, biblical studies, ethics, and philosophy

Meet Ryan
Carey Newman

Carey Newman, Executive Editor
Old Testament, Ancient Near East Studies, Second Temple Judaism, New Testament, early Christianity, and Christology

Meet Carey
Yvonne D. Hawkins

Yvonne D. Hawkins, Acquisitions Editor
pastoral care and counseling, social justice, womanism, and the practices of the church

Meet Yvonne
Laura Gifford

Laura Gifford, Acquisitions Editor
ministry, leadership, educational resources, and ministry in context; American religious history

Meet Laura
Bethany Dickerson

Bethany Dickerson, Associate Acquisitions Editor
theology, culture, literature, religious history, and biblical studies

Meet Bethany