Timothy Rainey II

Editorial Associate, Southern Spaces

Emory Center for Digital Scholarship

Office: Robert W. Woodruff Library

Email: timothy.rainey.ii@emory.edu


  • PhD Student, Graduate Division of Religion, American Religious Cultures, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, (Expected 2019)
  • Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey, 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts, Religion, Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia, 2005


Tim Rainey is Ph.D student within the Graduate Division of Religion at Emory 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 have changed over time).