Chris Foss

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Foss specializes in 19th-century British literature, with a secondary expertise in disability studies.

British Victorian Novel Oscar Wilde British Literature Since 1800 British Romantic Literature British Romantic Women Poets

Benjamin Soares

Professor · University of Florida

Benjamin Soares research is on Islam and Muslim societies in Africa with a focus on religious life from the 20th century to the present.

West Africa Christian-Muslim Relations Religion & Politics Islam and Muslim Studies Religion & Media

Katherine Stewart

Author and Journalist · The Good News Club

Seasoned speaker with expertise in religion, policy, education, and politics.

Anti-Lgbt Bullying Subverting the Teaching of Science and Evolution Controversies Over Sex Education Religion and Student Athletics Peer Evangelism Initiatives

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

James Hudnut-Beumler

Anne Potter Wilson Distinguished Professor of American Religious History · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the history of religion in the American South.

Religion and philanthropy History of religion in the U.S. Religion in the American South Religious symbolism in the U.S.

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

Erin Cassese

Professor, Political Science and International Relations · University of Delaware

Dr. Cassese explores the behavior of women as voters and candidates for political office in the United States.

Women Voters Elections Gender Stereotypes Political Psychology Public Opinion

Sanford Drob, Ph.D.

Professor Emerit - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Philosopher & Forensic Psychologist

Psychological Assessment Forensic Psychology Philosophy of Psychology History and Systems of Psychology Psychology and Religion

Karen Musalo

Professor of Law, International Law Professorship Chair and Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: musalok@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4720 / Office 403-100

Refugee Law and Policy Gender Asylum Women's Rights Child Migrant's Rights Gender Justice / Central America

Ben Radcliffe

Senior Lecturer of Classics and Archaeology · Loyola Marymount University

Ben Radcliffe studies Ancient Greek literature, focusing on Homeric studies, critical theory, and aesthetics.

Classics

Kirsten Fermaglich

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in American Jewish history, American memory of the Holocaust, and American antisemitism

Ethnic History Antisemitism in the US Immigration History

Diana Wilkie

Professor · University of Florida

Diana Wilkie has devoted her research program to cancer pain and sickle cell disease management, palliative care and end-of-life issues.

Cancer Pain Palliative Care End-of-Life Issues

Mary-Kate Lizotte, PhD

Professor of Political Science · Augusta University

Lizotte is an expert in public opinion and is an expert in gender in politics and voting.

Gender Differences in Effect of Attractiveness on Political Candidacy‎ Race and Politics Gender Differences in Political Interests Gender Differences in Public Opinion

Eric Haruki Swanson

Assistant Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

East Asian Buddhism Religions of Japan Japanese Literature

Melissa Powell-Williams, PhD

Professor of Sociology · Augusta University

Dr. Powell-Williams' research interests include domestic violence victim advocacy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deaf culture Domestic Violence Victim Advocacy Subcultures Social Movements Organizations

Mark Caleb Smith, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science · Cedarville University

Dr. Smith is an expert in American politics, campaigns & elections, and constitutional law.

Constitutional Law Presidential Politics Presidential Campaigns

Timothy Matovina

Chair, Department of Theology · University of Notre Dame

Timothy Matovina works in the area of theology and culture, with specialization in U.S. Catholic and U.S. Latino theology and religion.

Catholic Church Latino Theology Catholic History in the American Southwest Mexico's Guadalupe Tradition

Surupa Gupta

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Gupta is an expert on Indian politics and economics, international political economy, gender and development, and South Asian politics.

Indian Politics and Economics International Political Economy Politics of Economic Development South Asian Politics Global Economic Governance

Roberto Dell'Oro

Professor of Theological Studies and Director of the Bioethics Institute · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Bioethics Theological Studies Anthropological

David Weintraub

Professor of Astronomy; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Director of Program in Communication of Science & Technology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in astrophysics who also writes about extraterrestrial life, human space travel and space colonization.

Space colonization Extraterrestrial life Mars colonization Mars Space travel