Bonnie Price Lofton

Bonnie Price Lofton


Field of Practice:


Editor in Chief, Eastern Mennonite University

Bonnie is editor of EMU’s tri-annual magazine, Crossroads, and the bi-annual magazine, Peacebuilder, produced for the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding.

Bonnie came to this role with more than 20 years of experience in newspaper, magazine and newsletter publishing. She worked as a writer or an editor for the Montreal Gazette newspaper, the Canadian Press wire service, the Richmond News Leader, the University of Virginia, Duke University and for a publisher of corporate newsletters. She also worked for Science magazine.

Bonnie completed her doctorate (D.Litt.) from Drew University in the spring of 2012. Her dissertation is entitled “On the Survival of Mennonite Community in Modern-Day America: Lessons from History, Communities, and Artists,” and the findings have relevance to the survival of all minority groups with relatively recent agrarian roots.