Professor of English and Comparative Literature, San Diego State University

Joanna Brooks is an award winning scholar and author or editor of ten books on religion, race, gender, and colonialism, including The Book of Mormon Girl: A Memoir of An American Faith (Free Press / Simon & Schuster, 2012) and Mormon Feminism: Essential Writings (Oxford UP, 2016). Her scholarship has been supported and honored with awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Philosophical Association, and the Modern Language Association. She has appeared as a commentator or guest on NPR, MSNBC, and the Daily Show, and her writing has also appeared in the Washington Post, Huffington Post, Tablet, Salon, and ReligionDispatches.org. She is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at San Diego State University.

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    Professor of English and Comparative Literature, San Diego State University