Emilie Townes

Dean of the Divinity School; E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society · Vanderbilt University

An expert in Christian ethics, womanist theology and womanist perspectives on health care, economic justice, poetry and literary theory.

Theological Education Baptist Studies Cultural Theory and Studies African American Women and Religion Womanist Ethics

Francis Beckwith, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy and Church-State Studies, Associate Director of Graduate Studies · Baylor University

Dr. Beckwith is a nationally recognized author and speaker in the areas of philosophy, ethics & church-state issues

Faith Law Church and State Issues Philosophical and Theological Ethics Ethics & Values

Christian Vermast

Sales Representative, Senior Vice President, Sales · Sotheby's International Realty Canada

Christian, a consummate sales award winner, has consistently ranked among the top real estate agents in the city for well over a decade.

Toronto Housing Market Condominiums Real Estate Condos Country Living

Angela Gorrell

Assistant Professor of Practical Theology · Baylor University

Author, theologian and expert in areas of theology and contemporary culture, education and formation, new media, and youth & emerging adults

Contemporary Visions of the Good and the Good Life Theology and Contemporary Culture Meaning-making and Storytelling Violence and Peacebuilding Teaching for Transformation

Emile Lester

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

Dr. Lester is an expert in church and state issues, especially controversies surrounding teaching religion in schools.

American Constitutional Law Church and State Issues Teaching Religion in Schools Minority Religious Groups Political Philosophy

Sophie Bjork-James

Assistant Professor of the Practice in Anthropology · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the U.S.-based religious right and the white nationalist movement, particularly online communities.

Conservative Christianity Religion White Nationalism Reproductive Politics Race and Racism

Amy Bonomi

Chair and Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Dr. Bonomi’s research focuses on the health impacts, contexts for, and dynamics of intimate partner violence and sexual violence

Domestic Violence Partner Violence Intimacy Dynamics Sexual Violence

Áine O'Healy

Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - Italian · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Italian Cinema Italian Cultural Studies Transnational Film Studies

Brett Grainger, ThD

Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Brett Grainger, ThD, researches the changing face of modern spirituality in America and how various religions view the natural world.

Religion and Nature Modern Spirituality American Religious History History of Christianity Evangelicalism

Kathleen Grimes, PhD

Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Kathleen Grimes, PhD, is an expert on Christian ethics and their bearing on racism, white supremacy, sex, gender, and the environment.

Theology Religion Environmental Ethics Sexual Ethics Racism, White Supremacy and the Catholic Church

Bruce Morrill

Edward A. Malloy Chair of Catholic Studies · Vanderbilt University

A Roman Catholic Priest and Jesuit whose scholarship focuses on liturgy and sacraments and political theologies.

Easter Cultural Anthropology Sacramental Theology Suffering Roman Catholicism

Carl McColman

Speaker, Teacher, Retreat Leader · Carl McColman

Contemplative Author, Speaker, Retreat Leader

Contemplative Prayer Christian Spirituality Interfaith Dialog

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

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

James L. Fredericks

Emeritus Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Christian Theology Interreligious Dialogue Buddhism Dante

Marc Clauson, Ph.D.

Professor of History and Law · Cedarville University

Specializes in Legal topics, Constitutional law cases, Policy issues (e. g., health care, environment, etc.), Political philosophy

Legal Topics Constitutional Law Cases Policy Issues Political Philosophy Economic Philosophy

Frederick Gooding

Associate Professor, African-American Studies · Texas Christian University

Race, Racism and Discrimination in Pop Culture and/or Mainstream Media (e.g., movies, music and sports).

Sports Movies Discrimination Representations of Race Mainstream Media

Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa) AKA Don Trent Jacobs, PhD, EdD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Sustainability; counter-hegemonic education; social justice; contrasting Indigenous ways of knowing with Western ones

Counter-Hegemonic Education Peace and Justice Studies Ecological Justice Indigenous Studies Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Ken Howard

Founder & President · FaithX.net - Resources, Services, Online Network

Creating Christian Community Beyond Us & Them

Creating Christian Community Beyond Us & Them Non-Proselytizing Evangelism Conflict Transformation in Spiritual Communities Schism-Proof Your Church Through Conflict Transformation Re-Paradigming Church Systems

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