The American Academy of Religion's Committee on Teaching and Learning has announced Lynn Neal as the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award. The AAR Award for Excellence in Teaching recognizes the importance of teaching and honors outstanding teaching in the field.
Dr. Neal has been an active member of the Wabash Nation.
She participated in a Pre-Tenure Workshop
2007-2008 Pre-Tenure Workshop
She posted on our blog site:
Quiet Please: Making Space for Silence
And she published an article on in our journal:
From Classroom to Controversy: Conflict in the Teaching of Religion, Teaching Theology and Religion 16:1 (January 2013)
Dr. Neal, associate professor in the study of religions department at Wake Forest University, earned her PhD in religious studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She teaches courses in American religious history, religion and popular culture, and religious intolerance. Her current research examines the intersection of religion and fashion.
Dr. Neal will be interviewed this summer for Religious Studies News, and will be the featured speaker at a Special Topics Forum sponsored by the Teaching and Learning Committee at the 2017 AAR Annual Meeting in Boston, November 18–21. For more information on Dr. Neal, please see her teaching statement.