Daniel Smith-Christopher

Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Old Testament Studies Old Testament Theology Religion and Peace Nonviolence Cross-Cultural Interpretation of the Bible and Indigenous Christianity Postcolonial Interpretation of Bible

Jean-Pierre Isbouts, D.Litt.

Faculty Emerit - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Humanities scholar, award-winning filmmaker and best-selling National Geographic author

Music Theory Comparative Religious Studies Disruptive Technology Organizational Innovation Academic Writing

Heidi Fessler

Lecturer of Classics and Archaeology · Loyola Marymount University

Heidi Fessler is an archaeologist and historian of ancient Israel specializing in the geography of the Holy Land, and ancient warfare.

Ancient Greek Medicine Archaeology and the Bible Archaeology Ancient Warfare

Jeffrey Siker

Professor Emeritus of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Theological Studies New Testament and Early Christianity Jewish/Christian Relations History of Biblical Interpretation Scripture & Ethics

Paula Whidden

Author, Life Coach · Paula Whidden

Paula's an energetic speaker who addresses the choices we face in life, in marriage and in parenting.

Build Self-Esteem Strengthen Your Marriage Parenting With the End in Mind Road Trip to Achieve Your Goals Social Media for Non-Profit Organizations

Robert Darden, M.A.

Professor, Journalism, Public Relations and New Media · Baylor University

Darden is a professor in the department of journalism, PR & new media. He directs Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project.

African-American Gospel Music Civil Rights Movement Music on B Sides of Gospel Recordings African American Museum in D.C. Black Gospel Music Restoration Project Journalism

Don Dingee

Chief Story Officer · Left2MyOwnDevices

Explorer on the IoT

Internet of Things Microcontrollers Mems Sensors Embedded Computing Wireless Sensor Networks

Sylvia Bawa

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology · York University

Dr. Bawa teaches sociology at York University

Human Rights Women's Empowerment postcolonial feminisms African feminisms Development Theory

Angela Showers

Christian Life Empowerment Specialist · Breath of Life Coaching & Wellness Center

Empowering You to Break Through

No Limits No Excuses Unleashing Your Full Potential Women of Worth Creating Consistent Cash Flow A Write to Heal

Kevin Dougherty, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology, Graduate Program Director · Baylor University

Dr. Dougherty focuses on the impact of religion on other realms of social life such as community involvement, politics, and work

Religious Education Religion Sociology of Religion Religion Politics & Culture Facebook in Education

Christine Lee Smith

Freelance Writer/Editor

Experienced Editor, Writer, and Project Manager in business and academic environments

Spiritual Formation Christian Spiritual Development Photography

Marie Anne Mayeski

Emeritus Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Stephen Schwarz

Emeritus Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: schwarzs@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4681 / Office 624-200

Taxation Law Nonprofit Organizations Estate Planning Federal Income Taxation Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships

Gil P. Klein

Associate Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Rabbinic Judaism Architectural History Talmud and Midrash Sacred Space Roman Cities

Debbie Weil

Founder / CEO · Voxie Media

The new rules of publishing, the future of books and the intersection of business, marketing and communications, women entrepreneurs

Social Mission Social Media Self-Publishing E-Books

Felicia Tomasko

Instructor · Loyola Marymount University

Maxine Bryant

Interim Associate Provost, Office of Faculty Development and Diversity · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Maxine Bryant holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services Degree from Walden University.

Offender Reintegration Motivational Speaking Public Speaking Criminal Justice & Corrections Unaddressed Trauma and Incarceration

Elizabeth Schrader Polczer

Assistant Professor of New Testament · Villanova University

Dr. Schrader Polczer is a scholar of New Testament and Early Christianity who focuses on the Gospels, Mary Magdalene, and textual criticism.

Mary Magdalene Manuscripts of the Gospels New Testament Early Christianity Gospel Women

Justin Simard

Assistant Professor of Law · Michigan State University

Justin Simard’s research studies the modern citation of slavery by American judges and lawyers.

Modern Citations of Slavery Legal History Legal Education Slavery

Mara Scanlon

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Professor of English, Department of English, Linguistics and Communication

Digital Humanities Women’s Literature and Feminist Theory Twentieth-Century Literature Asian American Studies Bakhtinian theory