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Stephen Blackwood


Stephen Blackwood is the president of Ralston College, a new liberal arts college in Savannah that is not yet accepting applications for admission. He has a doctorate in religion from Emory University and has held visiting positions at Harvard University and the University of Toronto. His academic work focuses on the performative character of ancient texts. Earlier in his career he founded an educational organization for inner-city youth.

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