Religions and the Human Spirit

Star of David, Congregation Shearith Israel, Atlanta

Coptic Cross, Cairo Mosque, Cairo Buddha, Carlos Museum, Atlanta Durga, Carlos Museum, Atlanta


Contemplative Studies

Religion, Society
& the Arts


Juana Clem McGhee
Program Coordinator
Religions and the Human Spirit


Juana currently serves as Program Coordinator for the Religions and Human Spirit strategic initiative. She joined the Emory staff in 2001, working previously with the Institute for Comparative and International Studies, the Center for Arabic Study Abroad and the Emory College Language Center, and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Her work experience prior to Emory includes ten years in public accounting and five years with an international, not-for-profit agency.

In March 2003, Juana participated in the Classroom on the Quad, a university wide event held in response to U.S. military action in Iraq. Click here to read her remarks, "A Call to Consciousness, A Litany of Questions."

In connection with Emory's Martin Luther King, Jr. remembrance week activities, Juana conceived the idea for and coordinated "Words of Peace", a listening project involving more than 50 participants representing 18 languages. Click on the links below to view video of the events.
- 2004 Listening Project
- 2005 Listening Project
- 2006 Listening Project

In April 2009, Juana was invited to write a First Person article for Emory Report. Click on the link below to read the article.

Juana is the recipient of the Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society Outstanding Staff Leader in Service Award (2004) and the Center for Arabic Study Abroad service award (2006).

Juana Clem McGhee


Master of Divinity, Candler School of Theology
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting
University of Texas, Austin, TX


Juana Clem McGhee,; 404-727-2575

Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322