Religious Studies, Georgia State University
Kathryn McClymond is Associate Dean for Faculty Development in the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State University, as well as Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Georgia State University. McClymond is a comparative scholar of religious ritual. Her teaching has been recognized with a Distinguished Honors Professor Award and an Outstanding Teaching Award in the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State University. She is author of two books, Beyond Sacred Violence: A Comparative Study of Sacrifice and Ritual Gone Wrong: What We Learn from Ritual Disruption. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Religion and the editorial board of Religion.