Gabriel Carlson

Gabriel Carlson headshot 20002000 Ruth (“Dixie”) Jokinen Memorial

Gabriel Carlson, a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota, earned a degree in Religious Studies, Philosophy and Rhetoric. At the time he received his student activist award for his history of activism, he lived in Minneapolis, where he enjoyed urban spelunking and punk rock shows. Gabriel worked with the Campus Freethought Alliance and was an activist president of the University of Minnesota Atheists and Humanists.

He received his Student Activist Award/Ruth (“Dixie”) Jokinen Memorial on Sept. 16, 2000, at the FFRF national convention in St. Paul.


Photo by Brent Nicastro

Freedom From Religion Foundation