Formerly of Colorado State University, Pueblo, he researches and writes on new religious movements and contemporary Paganism. He served as a contributing editor of Gnosis: Journal of Western Inner Traditions from 1986–2000, and as co-chair of the American Academy of Religion's Contemporary Pagan Studies Group from 2011–2016. His published work includes Her Hidden Children: The Rise of Wicca and Paganism in America and as co-editor with Graham Harvey, The Paganism Reader.
Letters and Reviews Editors
Christopher W. Chase currently serves as Associaste Teaching Professor in Religious Studies. He previously taught at Grandview University, Michigan State University and Albion College. An interdisciplinary scholar by training, he has published in the study of religion, ethnicity and music, as well as esotericism. Chase's current projects focus on the roles of religious musics in the lives of American Hindus, African-American Adventists, countercultural Pagans and Mormon Amerindians. In addition, he serves as Review Editor for Pomegranate: The International Journal for Pagan Studies.
Editor Emeritus, The Pomegranate, MA, Religious Studies, Retired
- Carole M. Cusack, University of Sydney, Australia
- Douglas Ezzy, School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania, Australia
- Graham Harvey, Open University, United Kingdom
- Ronald Hutton, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
- Adrian Ivakhiv, University of Vermont, United States
- Sabina Magliocco, California State University, Northridge, Canada
- Sarah Pike, California State University, Chico, United States
- Michael Strmiska, Orange County Community College, United States