New Journal on Race to Be Published by Rice University Press 

Rice University Press has announced the launch of The Journal of Race and Religion in the Americas. The new journal, founded by faculty at Rice University, will appear in print and online.

The executive editors of the journal will be Michael O. Emerson, the Allyn R. and Gladys M. Cline Professor of Sociology and director of the Rice University Center on Race, Religion and Urban Life, and Anthony B. Pinn, the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and professor of religious studies. Pinn, an African American, is a 1986 graduate of Columbia University. He holds a master’s degree from the Harvard Divinity School and a master’s and Ph.D. in religion from Harvard University.

The first issue of the new journal is scheduled for 2009. Each issue will include four or five articles of about 6,000 words in length.