Kevin Dougherty, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Sociology · 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

Thomas S. Kidd, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of History · Baylor University

Dr. Kidd is Associate Director of Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion and Co-Director of the Program on Historical Studies of Religion.

Patrick Henry Eighteenth-Century North America History of Evangelicalism Baptists' History in America Founding Fathers (Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry)

Katerina Zacharia

Professor of Classics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Classics and Archaeology Classical Reception Greek drama Greek Cinema Greek ethnicity

Mary Beth Mathews

Professor of Religion · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Mathews is knowledgeable about American religious history, Protestant fundamentalism and evangelicalism.

American Religious History Protestant Fundamentalism African-American Religion Religion and Politics of the U.S.

Christopher Key Chapple

Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology, and Director, Master of Arts in Yoga Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Sanskrit Literature Samkhya Philosophy Yoga Jainism Buddhism

Candi Cann, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Baylor Interdiscipinary Core and Religion · Baylor University

Dr. Cann teaches World Cultures, Social World, World Religions, and Buddhism.

World Religions Buddhism Death and Dying Digital Afterlife Modern Mourning Practices

Michaela Porubanova

Associate Professor, Psychology · Farmingdale State College

Michaela Porubanova's research includes cognitive psychology, and the cognitive science of religion.

Psychology Cognitive Psychology Cognitive Science of Religion Visual Attention Emotion

Adam Frank

Professor of Physics and Astronomy · University of Rochester

Frank is a leading expert on how stars form and how they die, as well as civilizations before humans

Science and Religion Civilizations and climate change Theoretical Astrophysics Physics and Astronomy Evolution of Stars and Planets

Jonathan Rothchild

Professor of Theological Studies and BCLA Associate Dean · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Contemporary Moral Issues Christian Theology Christian Ethics Theological Ethics Law and Religion

Nirinjan Khalsa

Senior Instructor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Yoga Studies Philosophy of Religion

Dimitris Xygalatas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Xygalatas' research focuses on ritual, sports, bonding, and the things that make us human.

Cognition and Culture Sports Ritual Cooperation

Michael Moreland, JD, PhD

University Professor of Law and Religion; Director, Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion and Public Policy | Charles Widger School of Law · Villanova University

Michael Moreland, JD, PhD, is an expert in the areas of law and religion, free speech, constitutional law and bioethics.

Supreme Court Nomination Process Supreme Court Law and Religion Constitutional Law First Amendment

Brett C. Hoover

Associate Professor and Graduate Director of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Pastoral Theology Parish life Sociological of religion in theological research American Catholicism

Rebecca Sager

Associate Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Intersection of Religion, Policy and Social Movements Faith-Based Initiatives Principles of Sociology Sociology of Gender Social Movements and Collective Behaviour

Brett T. Wilmot, PhD

Associate Director, Ethics Program | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Brett T. Wilmot, PhD, is an expert in religion and politics, philosophical ethics, and theological ethics.

Ethics Religion and Politics Theological Ethics Philosophical Ethics

Prof. Michael Scott

Professor, Classics & Ancient History · University of Warwick

Michael Scott's research and teaching focuses on ancient Greek and Roman society, and ancient global history.

Classics Ancient Global History Ancient Greece Ancient Rome Higher Education

Helen Harris, Ed.D.

Associate Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work · Baylor University

Expert on grief and social relations, redefining the intersection of loss and religiosity

Grief and Cognition in Children Grief and Cognition in Adults Trauma Loss and Grief Current Applications of the Work of Alan Keith-Lucas Faith and Adoption

Roy Fisher

Instructor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Christian Origins Cultural Memory New Testament Studies Anthropology and Archeology Second Temple Jewish literature

Tim Crippen

Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Crippen's research focuses on evolutionary behavior.

Military Sociology Political Sociology Evolution Darwinism American Education

Natasha Bakht

Associate Professor · University of Ottawa

Professor Bakht’s research interests are in the intersecting area of religious freedom and women’s equality.

Law Culture Rights Minority Rights Religious Freedom Women's Equality