Timothy Rainey II

Editorial Associate, Southern Spaces


  • PhD student, American Religious Cultures, Emory University, Expected 2019
  • MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary, 2008
  • BA, Religion, Morehouse College, 2005


Tim works as an editorial associate with the open access journal Southern Spaces.


Tim is PhD student within the Graduate Division of Religion, studying American religious cultures.

His research focuses on economics, race, and religion in the 19th-century Atlantic world (especially regarding notions of labor, social mobility mythology, uplift rhetoric, and the ways each has changed over time).