Anne Blankenship researches religious life within the Japanese American incarceration camps and the responses of religious organizations and individuals to the incarceration. She received her Ph.D. in religious studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her M.A. from Yale Divinity School and her B.A. from the University of Puget Sound. She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the John C. Danforth Center on Religion & Politics at Washington University in St. Louis.