Brian Keating

Astrophysicist · UC San Diego

Brian Keating is an expert in the study of the universe’s oldest light, the cosmic microwave background (CMB).

Religion and Science Cosmology Big Bang Astrophysics Space and Astrophysics

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.

Robert Saunders

Professor, History, Politics, and Geography · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Saunders teaches from a global point of view; he is an expert on British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.

Anthropocene International Politics Global Politics Comparative Religions Politics

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

Jeffrey Siker

Emeritus Professor 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

Ann Marie Yamada

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Yamada's research focuses on cultural relevance of community mental health services for adults with severe mental illness.

Religion/Spirituality Mental Health Diversity/Cross Cultural Military Social Work

Sanford Drob, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - 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

Craig Vasey

Chair and Professor, Department of Classics, Philosophy and Religion · University of Mary Washington

Craig Vasey teaches philosophy at the University of Mary Washington.

Gender Studies Religion Philosophy

Grace Kao

Visiting Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Grace Kao is an expert in the areas of christian ethics, public theology and feminist theology and ethics.

Asian American Theology Public theology Christian Ethics Theology Religioius Studies

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

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

David Kovacs

Postdoctoral Instructor of Philosophy · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

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

Eric Haruki Swanson

Assistant Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Japanese Literature East Asian Buddhism Religions of Japan

Melissa Powell-Williams

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

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

Tracy Tiemeier

Associate Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Asian and Asian American Theology Theology and Culture Interreligious Dialogue Hindu-Christian Studies Feminist Theology

Nicholas Canfield Read Brown

Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Bioethics - Minor · Loyola Marymount University

The Bioethics Institute Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

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