Originally from Colorado Springs, Jacob Barrett received his B.A. in Philosophy & Religion from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2020. A second year M.A. student, he has presented papers at the Rocky Mountain-Great Plains regional, Southeast regional, and annual meetings of the American Academy of Religions as well as the British Association for the Study of Religion. His presentation at the Southeast regional meeting of the AAR won the AAR/SE Graduate Student Paper Award. He has published in Implicit Religion and is under contract with Equinox and Bloomsbury to contribute chapters to forthcoming volumes. He is interested in pursuing questions about religion and governance, law, and the state through contemporary examples from American politics.
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