Kelly J. Baker

Virginia, USA Oct 02, 2020

Kelly Baker is the editor of Women in Higher Education, a feminist newsletter, in its 27th year, with the continued goal “to enlighten, encourage, empower and enrage women on campus.” She's the managing editor of Disability Acts, a magazine for disability essays, screeds, and manifestos by disabled people for all people.

Kelly is also a freelance writer with a religious studies PhD who covers religion, higher education, gender, labor, motherhood, and popular culture. She prefers to be an essayist, but she's also a trained historian and reporter. She's written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Rumpus, Religion & Politics, Christian Century, Washington Post, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Killing the Buddha, Sacred Matters, and Brain, Child.

Kelly is the author of the award-winning Gospel According to the Klan: The KKK’s Appeal to Protestant America, 1915-1930 (University Press of Kansas, 2011); The Zombies Are Coming!: The Realities of the Zombie Apocalypse in American Culture (Bondfire Books, 2013); Grace Period: A Memoir in Pieces (Snowraven Books, 2017); Sexism Ed: Essays on Gender and Labor in Academia (Snowraven Books, 2018); and Final Girl: And Other Essays on Grief, Trauma, and Mental Illness (Snowraven Books, 2019).

Kelly J. Baker

Kelly Baker is the editor of Women in Higher Education, a feminist newsletter, in its 27th year, with the continued goal “to enlighten, encourage, empower and enrage women on campus.”

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