Monique Deal Barlow, a political science doctoral candidate at Georgia State, was interviewed for stories by Slate Magazine and US News on her research on white evangelicals and politics.
Deal Barlow argues that anti-vax positions have been incorporated into conspiratorial, anti-science political, and sometimes, biblical views. Misinformation and conspiracy theories, she says, are fueled by right-wing, white supremacist political figures. With two master’s degrees in education and religious studies, Deal Barlow’s research focuses on the impact biblical literalism has on women’s political participation.
Read the Slate Magazine article here and the US News report here.