For the Good or the “Guild”

Responses to Kate Daley-Bailey’s Open Letter to the American Academy of Religion

Authors

  • Jack Fitzmier American Academy of Religion
  • Charles McCrary Florida State University
  • Kerry Danner Georgetown University
  • Jason Sager Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Helen Ramirez Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Kate Daley-Bailey University of Georgia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.30877

Keywords:

Kate Daley-Bailey, AAR

Abstract

In this series, a number of scholars respond to Kate Daley-Bailey’s provocative essay, “For the Good or the ‘Guild’: An Open Letter to the American Academy of Religion,” which appears in the most recent issue of the Bulletin journal, Vol 44, No. 4 (2015). In this series, scholars Charles McCrary (FSU), Jack Fitzmier (Executive Director of the American Academy of Religion), Kerry Danner (member of the AARs Contingent Faculty Task Force, Jason Sagar, and Helen Ramirez respond, with a reply by Kate Daley-Bailey.

Author Biographies

Jack Fitzmier, American Academy of Religion

Executive Director American Academy of Religion

Charles McCrary, Florida State University

PhD candidate, Department of Religion, Florida State University

Kerry Danner, Georgetown University

Professorial Lecturer at Georgetown University

Jason Sager, Wilfrid Laurier University

Contract Faculty, History Department, Wilfrid Laurier University

Helen Ramirez, Wilfrid Laurier University

Contract Faculty, Women and Gender Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University

Kate Daley-Bailey, University of Georgia

Academic Advisor I, University of Georgia

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Published

2017-04-18

How to Cite

Fitzmier, J., McCrary, C., Danner, K., Sager, J., Ramirez, H., & Daley-Bailey, K. (2017). For the Good or the “Guild”: Responses to Kate Daley-Bailey’s Open Letter to the American Academy of Religion. Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 46(1), 24-38. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.30877

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