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Meet our Editors: Zohreh, Social Sciences and Humanities

Meet one of AJE’s Editors in the Social Sciences and Humanities

ZK, AJE Social Sciences Humanities Editor

Z, AJE Editor

“It’s exciting and encouraging to work on manuscripts that expand current knowledge and policy, especially with regard to political/sociological issues in gender, religion, and public health. I love knowing that I have a part in helping to get cutting-edge research on political and social issues published.”

How long have you been at AJE?

11 years

What is your educational background?

PhD in American Religious History (Harvard University); MA in Phenomenology of Religion (Graduate Theological Union)

Which areas of study do you edit most often?

Religious Studies, Psychology, History, Sociology, Anthropology, Educational Psychology, Literature, Political Science, Public Health

Please describe how working at AJE has impacted you.

Working at AJE has given me a better understanding of fields related to my primary area of study and has allowed me to broaden my knowledge of a wide variety of humanities/social science fields.

What was the last trip you took?

My last trip was to Jamaica. I’ve been there three times and can’t wait to go back! I would also love to visit Iceland, which has been on my list for decades.

What have been your favorite experiences working at AJE?

I’ve gotten to read some brilliant, fascinating, and important manuscripts. Finding out that manuscripts I’ve edited have been published is incredibly satisfying. My colleagues are intelligent, funny, and supportive. Couldn’t ask for more.

What are your favorite things to do in your free time?

I’ve owned a small photography business since 2011. I have also (relatively late in life) discovered a new love of travel.

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