JOSHUA EATON is a data and print journalist covering religion and society, human rights, and mass surveillance. He has done extensive reporting on human rights in Tibet, economic inequality in Bahrain, poverty in the American South, the religious left in the United States, and National Security Agency surveillance worldwide.

Joshua is currently editor-in-chief of Spare Change News, where he previously served as online and social media editor. Before joining Spare Change News, Joshua was co-editor of Cult/ure: The Graduate Journal of Harvard Divinity School. His work has appeared at Salon, Al Jazeera America, Al Jazeera English, Huffington Post, GlobalPost, Buddhadharma, Tricylce, Tikkun, and other publications.

Joshua holds a master of divinity from Harvard University—where he focused on religion and society and Buddhist studies—and a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of West Georgia. Originally from Athens, Ga., he now lives in the Boston area.