Of the seven recipients of the 2011 Knight Luce Fellowship for Reporting on Global Religion, two have spent time at The Revealer! Kathryn Joyce, the founding managing editor, and Nicole Greenfield, have both graced our pages and shaped who we are and what we do. Here’s what the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, the administrator of the award, has to say about their winning projects:
- Kathryn Joyce will investigate the burgeoning U.S. evangelical adoption movement and “orphan theology,” reporting on international adoption in Rwanda and Liberia. Joyce, who has published in Mother Jones, Salon and Newsweek, is a three-time recipient of reporting support from the Nation Institute Fund for Investigative Journalism. She is also the author of Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement (2009).
- Reporting from Argentina, which became the first Latin American nation to legalize same-sex marriage in July 2010,Nicole Greenfield will examine the complex relationship among religion, politics and LGBT rights in the diverse city of Buenos Aires. Greenfield is a freelance journalist based in New York City.