a journal of analysis and comment
advancing public understanding of religion and education
Fall 2003, Vol. 30 No. 2
Timothy M. Bagwell is a doctoral student in the Higher
Education and Student Affairs program at Indiana University, Bloomington. A
former newspaper journalist and editor, his current studies in education are
linked to a minor in religious studies. His research area is the intersection of
spirituality and atheism.
Michael Baizerman is Professor, Youth Studies program,
College of Human Ecology, School of Social Work, at the University of Minnesota,
and adjunct Professor of Youth Development Leadership, College of Education and
Human Development, University of Minnesota. He also serves as long distance
staff for Public Achievement in Northern Ireland—a youth
civic engagement effort.
Kristin Lundgren is Director of the Community Resource
Center at Montana State University—Billings, a collaboration between Montana
State University and the United Way of Yellowstone County. Kristin has an M.Ed.
in Youth Development Leadership from the University of Minnesota.
Doug Magnuson is Assistant Professor, Youth & Human
Services at the University of Northern Iowa. He is co-editor of the journals, Child
& Youth Services, and Child & Youth Care Forum. His research
interests are the social and moral development of youth in community settings
and youthwork practice theory.
Clifford Mayes, Ph.D., Psy.D., is an associate professor
in the Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations at Brigham Young
University. His most recent books are Seven Curricular Landscapes: An
Approach to the Holistic Curriculum (2003, University Press of America) and Teaching
Mysteries: Foundations of a Spiritual Pedagogy, which is scheduled to appear
in late 2004 through University Press of America. He is presently working on a
book entitled Jung for the Educator: An Archetypal Approach to Curriculum and
Instruction. In addition to his academic work, he maintains a small
Pamela Blackwell Mayes, Ph.D., is a Jungian-oriented
counselor in private practice in Provo, Utah. Her research and practice center
around the use of sandtray therapy in addressing the psychological needs of
children with various physical challenges. She also trains therapists in the use
of Gestalt and Jungian therapy techniques. She is currently working on a book
about psychospiritual maturation processes in Mormon women.
Ryan McIlhenny is currently working toward a Ph.D. in history at the University of California, Irvine. The focus of his dissertation is on the relationship between Second Great Awakening Protestantism and the gendered rhetoric of early-nineteenth-century abolitionism. Before entering UCI, Ryan was a teacher at a private, college-prep high school in the Bay Area. He is forever a student of the history of religion in the United States.
Charles J. Russo, J.D., Ed.D., is the Panzer Chair in
Education in the School of Education and Allied Professions and Adjunct
Professor of Law at the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio.
Kay Sagmiller, Ph.D., has worked for many years in the
public schools as both a teacher and as an administrator. Prior to coming to
teach as Southern Oregon University she worked as a senior research associate at
the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory in the area of the preparation and
renewal of principals and superintendents. Her areas of research interest
include the professional development and spiritual renewal of educators;
professional development; and program development. Currently she is co-authoring
a book on designing standards-based curriculum.