James K.A. Smith: Best Practices as Editors

Part Two of a six-part video conference series series hosted by James K.A. Smith. August 3, 2015.


  1. James K.A. Smith hosted the second of six video conference sessions with student editors on August 3, 2015.
  2. Today's topic: What habits should we cultivate to be better editors and leaders of our journals?
  3. 14 students and representatives joined us from 8 colleges!

    (Including: Bowdoin College, Brown University, California Polytechnic State University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Johns Hopkins University, and Wheaton College.)
  4. Bowdoin is the latest member of the collective to launch a journal, just this past spring - The Bowdoin Agathos.
  5. Smith suggested seven good habits for editors, beginning with broad character-forming practices. The first?
  6. Secondly:
  7. Turning to specifics...
  8. Moving on to more good habits for editors: