Personnel

Faculty

Diane  L.  Moore

Diane L. Moore

Founding Director of the Religious Literacy Project and the Certificate in Religious Studies and Education
Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions
Faculty Affiliate, Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School; Lecturer on Religion, Conflict, and Peace
Center for the Study of World Religions
42 Francis Avenue, rm. 212
Cambridge, MA 02138

Staff

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Judy Beals

Associate Director

Judy Beals is the Assistant Director of the Religious Literacy Project. She is responsible for strategic planning, fundraising, program development, external relations and oversight of day-to-day operations of the RLP.

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Hilary Rantisi

Associate Director of the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative
Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Senior Fellow

Hilary Rantisi is the Associate Director of the Religion, Conflict and Peace Initiative (RCPI) - a groundbreaking collaboration between the Harvard...

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Lauren R. Kerby

Education Specialist

Lauren R. Kerby is the RLP’s education specialist and an instructor in the Religious Studies and Education Certificate program at Harvard Extension School. She is responsible for overall design and implementation of the Religious Literacy and Education Initiative, and for programs within the Religious Literacy and the Professions Initiative.... Read more about Lauren R. Kerby

Sarabinh Levy-Brightman

Sarabinh Levy-Brightman

Senior Curriculum, Resource, and Training Associate

Sarabinh Levy-Brightman develops curricular resources and programming for professionals and for teachers, with an emerging focus on supporting religious literacy through the study of literature.

Anna Mudd

Anna Mudd

RLP Program Coordinator

Anna Mudd is responsible for overall program coordination of the RLP and for co-leading the Religious Literacy and Education Initiative’s work with educators.... Read more about Anna Mudd

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Reem Atassi

Coordinator, Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative

Reem Atassi coordinates the joint initiative with the Kennedy School of Government that addresses the role religions play in contemporary Middle East culture, public policy and international affairs.... Read more about Reem Atassi

Kristofer Rhude

Kristofer Rhude

Religious Literacy and Research Associate

Kristofer Rhude develops religious literacy resources and works with teachers to implement them in public school classrooms. He is the author of the RLP’s...

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Bridget Power

Bridget Power

News and Social Media Editor

Bridget graduated from Harvard Divinity School with a master of divinity degree in 2019. As a student at HDS, she participated in the...

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Research Assistants

Alizeh Ahmad

MTS '18, Islamic Studies
Harvard Divinity School

Rachael Canaday

MTS '18, Religion, Ethics, and Politics
Harvard Divinity School

Conor Chemidlin

ALM '19, Anthropology and Archaeology
Harvard Extension School

Jofelyn Gaco

BA '18, Religious Studies
Harvard Extension School

Barbara Silva

MTS '19, Religion, Ethics, and Politics
Harvard Divinity School