Jason Sexton is the Editor of Boom California. He holds the PhD from the University of St Andrews, and has taught and held visiting fellowships at the University of Cambridge, University of Southern California, and UC Riverside. He is currently visiting fellow at UC Berkeley’s Center for the Study of Religion, and serves as the interim state university associate dean of academic programs with the California State University system. He has given public lectures in fora ranging from the Huntington Library to the University of Virginia, in both academic and popular settings, and presently serves in leadership capacity with multiple different scholarly organizations. He has written widely in California studies, prison studies, and contemporary religion/theology, and edited the volume, Theology and California: Theological Refractions on California’s Culture (Routledge).

Photographer in Residence
Sydney Santana (2018-2019)
Matthew Gush (2017-2018)

Editorial Assistants
Jacquelyn Campana
Christina Kolias
Jason Rochlin
Natalie Nuesca
Chelsea Hernandez

Editorial Advisory Board
Miroslava Chávez-García
University of California, Santa Barbara

Sandy Close
San Francisco

William Deverell
University of Southern California

Samantha Dunn
Coast Magazine

Alex Espinoza
California State University, Los Angeles

Lynell George
Los Angeles

Michelle González Maldonado
University of Miami

Catherine Gudis
University of California, Riverside

Romeo Guzmán
Fresno State University

Ursula K. Heise
University of California, Los Angeles

Jennifer Hughes
University of California, Riverside

Josh Kun
University of Southern California

James Kyung-Jin Lee
University of California, Irvine

Ralph Lewin
Mechanics’ Institute

Michele Mouttapa
California State University, Fullerton

Peter Richardson
San Francisco State University

Bidhan Chandra Roy
California State University, Los Angeles

Greg Sarris
Sonoma State University

Josh Sides
California State University, Northridge

Susan Straight
University of California, Riverside

David L. Ulin
University of Southern California

Allison Varzally
California State University, Fullerton