Dr. Sarah Riccardi-Swartz is an assistant professor of religion and anthropology at Northeastern University, where she is also an affiliate faculty member in the women’s, gender, and sexuality studies program. Her research focuses on conservative politics, race, media worlds, and far-right Orthodox Christians. She is a senior fellow in Orthodoxy and Human Rights project at Fordham University (supported by the Luce Foundation). Her first book is Between Heaven and Russia: Religious Conversion and Political Apostasy in Appalachia (Fordham University Press, 2022).
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