William Stell joined the Religion in the Americas subfield in 2018. His research interests include American evangelicalism, religious discourse on gender and sexuality, and religion in pop culture. He is particularly interested in studying pro-LGBTQ+ movements within evangelical communities and institutions from the 1960s onward. Among his recent projects are: a history of Christianity Today’s discourse on homosexuality in the 1960s and 1970s; a history of Princeton Theological Seminary’s LGBTQ+ student group from 1980 to 2000; and a rhetorical study of contemporary Christian music (“CCM”) from 1990 to the present. William completed a B.A. in Rhetoric & Culture at Wheaton College (IL) and an M.Div. at Princeton Theological Seminary, where he earned certificates in Theology, Women, and Gender and in Black Church Studies.