James K.A. Smith: Building a Team

Part Three of a six-part video conference series hosted by James K.A. Smith. October 1, 2015.


  1. James K.A. Smith hosted the third of six video conference sessions with student editors on October, 2015.
  2. Today's topic: How do you build a good team for your journal?
  3. Over 20 students and representatives joined us from 9 colleges.
  4. Question 1 to James K.A. Smith: Why does a good journal team matter? Why is a team better than a lone genius?
  5. Smith argued that a magazine by nature is a team effort.
  6. Furthermore, a journal team is made up of more than the students on staff.
  7. Question 2: How do you build a team that's diverse in interests?
  8. Q3: How do you maintain a team with diverse perspectives?