Contributors

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Ahnaf Kalam writes on politics and religion. You can follow him on Twitter @AhnafKalam and read his contributions to Areo here.

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Andrew Gripp is an educator, writer, and recovering adjunct professor. His interests include U.S. and international politics, moral and political philosophy, science and religion, and literature. You can find him on Twitter @AndrewGripp and read his writing for Areo here.

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AR Devine is a writer and published author. He won the Orwell Prize in 2010 for his blog, “Working with the Underclass,” written under the nom de plume of Winston Smith. You can connect with him via email at ardevine33@gmail.com. You can read his contributions to Areo here.

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Christopher Kiely is an independent writer, musician and newly minted “classical liberal.” After many years of watching the increased authoritarianism of both political extremes he is looking for allies ready to take on the influx of illiberal and post-modernist thinking invading our public discourse. He can be reached at kiely.flashpoint@gmail.com. You can read his Areo essays here.

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Chris Rampolla is a philosopher by training and half-sardonic by birth. He enjoys writing about nearly everything and has the terrible habit of either drinking too much or not nearly enough.  You can read more of his work at www.jumpingtoconfusions.com or follow him on twitter @mysolublefish. You can find his Areo essays here.

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Helen Pluckrose is a researcher in the humanities who focuses on late medieval/early modern religious writing for and about women. She is critical of postmodernism and cultural constructivism which she sees as currently dominating the humanities. You can connect with her on Twitter @HPluckrose and read her essays here.

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James A. Lindsay is a thinker, not a philosopher, with a doctorate in math and background in physics. He is the author of four books, most recently Life in Light of Death. His essays have appeared in TIME, Scientific American, and The Philosophers’ Magazine. He thinks everybody is wrong about God. You can follow him on Twitter @GodDoesnt and find his Areo essays here.

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Lucas Bergkamp is a partner at Hunton & Williams, Brussels, and is emeritus Professor of Environmental Liability Law at Erasmus University Rotterdam. You can connect with him on Twitter @lbergkamp and read his writing for Areo here.

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Lucas Lynch is a writer and blogger who got his start writing for Carlos’ Watson’s “The Stimulist” when Watson was then an MSNBC anchor, invited to join by a then unknown, now world renown author Taiye Selasi. His interests include Science, Religion, Culture, Politics, and the Arts. You can connect with him on twitter @LucasJLynch, read more of his work at www.lucaslynch.org, or listen to his podcast “The Schism.” You can find his Areo essays here.

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Malhar Mali writes about secularism, human rights, politics, and culture. He is the Editor and Publisher of Areo. You can connect with him on Twitter @MalharMali or via email at malhar@areomagazine.com. You can find his essays and interviews here.

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Michael A. Sherlock is an author, speaker, and humanist. He is the founder of Human Rights for Atheists, Agnostics & Secularists. You can connect with him on Twitter @SherlockMichael and read his contributions to Areo here.

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Mitchell Blatt is a columnist and travel writer who has been published in National Review, Acculturated,  Roads & Kingdoms, The World of Chinese, The Federalist, and The Hill.com. He has written two guidebooks, including Panda Guides Hong Kong. You can read his in-depth cultural dispatches from East Asia at www.ChinaTravelWriter.com/blog and connect with him on Twitter @MitchBlatt. You can read his Areo essays here.

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Phil Magness is a historian, professor of public policy at George Mason University, and a Senior Scholar at the Freedom Trust. You can read more of his writing at www.philmagness.com or follow him on Twitter @PhilWMagness. You can read more of his writing here.

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Race Hochdorf is a writer and private military contractor. His website is www.racehochdorf.com. You can read his essays for Areo here.

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Reza Ziai has a Masters degree in psychology and is currently an adjunct lecturer at the City University of New York. He is also a writer and a free thinker. His interests include dissonance, music, and evolution. You can follow him on Twitter at @Reza_Ziai and read his essays for Areo here.

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Sumantra Maitra is a doctoral researcher at the University of Nottingham, UK. His research is in Great power politics and Neorealism. You can find him on Twitter @MrMaitra and read his contributions towards Areo here.

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V. R. Kahn writes on religious studies and politics. She has expertise in  anthropology of religion, myth, and Islam.  You can follow her on Twitter@VRKahn and read her contributions to Areo here.

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