Staff

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Reem Atassi

Coordinator, Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative

Reem Atassi coordinates Religion, Conflict, and Peace, RPL's joint initiative with the Kennedy School of Government that addresses the role religions play...

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Judy Beals

Program Director

Judy Beals is the Program Director of Religion and Public Life. She is responsible for strategic planning, fundraising, program development, external relations and oversight of day-to-day operations of the RPL.... Read more about Judy Beals

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Anna Burnham

Research Assistant for Religious Literacy and the Professions

Anna is a 2020 Master of Divinity graduate from HDS and currently works as a writer and an organizer in addition to her research work with the RPL. At HDS...

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Navi Hardin

Staff Assistant

Navi leads overall business administration for RPL programs and initiatives. He is responsible for internal systems, financial management, event planning...

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Lauren R. Kerby

Religious Literacy Specialist
Lecturer on Religious Studies

Lauren R. Kerby is the RPL’s religious literacy specialist and an instructor in the Religious Studies and Education Certificate program at Harvard...

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Sarabinh Levy-Brightman

Senior Curriculum, Resource, and Training Associate
Sarabinh Levy-Brightman develops curricular resources and programming for professionals and for teachers, with an emerging focus on supporting religious literacy through the study of literature.
Anna Mudd

Anna Mudd

Program Specialist

Anna Mudd is responsible for overall program coordination of the RPL and for co-leading Religious Literacy and the Professions' work with educators....

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Mary T. Perez

Mary T. Perez

Research Assistant for Religious Literacy and Education

Mary is a second-year Master of Divinity student at HDS. In her studies, she asks questions about women and feminism in Catholicism and the role of...

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Hilary Rantisi

Hilary Rantisi

Associate Director of the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative
Senior Fellow in Conflict and Peace

Hilary Rantisi is the Associate Director of the Religion, Conflict and Peace Initiative (RCPI) - a groundbreaking collaboration between the Harvard...

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Kristofer Rhude

Curriculum and Instruction Associate

Kristofer Rhude develops religious literacy resources and works with teachers to implement them in public school classrooms. He is the author of the RPL’s...

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