Ryan Smith (California) has over a decade of experience organizing Pagan and Norse Pagan groups. He has been published on the Patheos Pagan channel, Gods & Radicals, and Truthout. Ryan has facilitated highly successful workshops, talks, and rituals at PantheaCon and Many Gods West along with group and solitary ritual work in local communities. He is one of the founders of Heathens United Against Racism (HUAR). Ryan is currently pursuing a PhD in modern economic and social history.