R.L. Stollar is an advocate for children and survivors. His advocacy work has been featured in national and international media and academia including The Guardian UK, The American Prospect, Evangelical Press (Germany), CQ Researcher, Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, Georgetown Law Journal, Texas Observer, The New Yorker, ProPublica, and Oxford University Press.
Homeschooled from kindergarten through high school graduation, Ryan has served 8+ years as an public communications educator to high school students within homeschooling communities. He has a B.A. in Liberal Arts (2005) from Gutenberg College and an M.A. in Eastern Classics (2006) from the Santa Fe Graduate Institute at St. John’s College. He is certified in Mental Health First Aid by the National Council for Behavioral Health. He is also currently pursuing a Masters of Human Services in Child Protection from Nova Southeastern University (antic. 2018) and writing a book on child liberation theology.
Ryan blogs about Christianity and child protection for Cindy Brandt’s Patheos blog Unfundamentalist Parenting.