• Amanda Veasy Interview 

      Institute for Diversity & Civic Life; Department of Religious Studies (2022-02-18)
      This interview is with Amanda Veasy, co-founder of One Love Longview, a nonprofit resource center for unsheltered, uninsured, and underserved populations. Amanda talks about the rapid rise of her organization as a response ...
    • Avery Wright Interview 

      Institute for Diversity & Civic Life; Department of Religious Studies (2022-06-10)
      This interview is with Avery Wright, a theater educator living in San Marcos, TX. Avery talks about growing up in College Station and living cautiously as a young transgender man. He compares these experiences to his time ...
    • Carrie Holley-Hurt Interview 

      Institute for Diversity & Civic Life; Department of Religious Studies (2021-08-05)
      This interview is with Carrie Holley-Hurt, a seminarian studying at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Carrie tells the story of her history of activism and involvement, including her current work tracking and ...
    • Jessica Pires-Jancose Interview 

      Institute for Diversity & Civic Life; Department of Religious Studies (2022-04-11)
      This interview is with Jessica Pires-Jancose, an abortion rights organizer working for Avow Texas in Dallas, TX. Jessica talks about moving around a lot in their childhood and their impressions of the different places they ...
    • Kevin Ireland Interview 

      Institute for Diversity & Civic Life; Department of Religious Studies (2021-07-28)
      This interview is with Kevin Ireland, a seminarian studying at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Kevin talks about his perceptions of gender growing up, including the media and family dynamics that shaped those ...
    • Mary Wilson Interview 

      Department of Religious Studies (2020-08-26)
      This interview is with Mary Wilson, a retired pastor and teacher who discusses her experiences from both occupations. Mary grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and has a background in education, first teaching junior high and ...
    • Neil Thomas Interview 

      Institute for Diversity & Civic Life; Department of Religious Studies (2020-10-05)
      This interview is Reverend Dr. Neil Thomas. Reverend Dr. Neil Thomas is a well known reverend who has served as a pastor in the United Kingdom, Los Angeles, CA and Dallas, TX. Reverend Thomas is currently the pastor for ...
    • Sharon Mathew Interview 

      Institute for Diversity & Civic Life; Department of Religious Studies (2022-03-14)
      This interview is with Sharon Mathew, a medical student and aspiring reproductive healthcare provider in Clearwater, FL. Sharon talks about growing up as a first-generation American in a Malayali home, and how that affected ...
    • Van Govind 

      Institute for Diversity & Civic Life; Department of Religious Studies (2022-08-12)
      This interview is with Van Govind, a pharmacy school student in Houston, Texas who was born in the Texas Valley and later moved to San Antonio, TX with their family following the 2008 recession. They describe the events ...