Charles Zech, PhD

Professor Emeritus | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Charles Zech, PhD, is an expert on Catholic Church finance and management.

Business Church Management and Finance

Massimo Faggioli, PhD

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

Massimo Faggioli, PhD, is an expert on the history and administrative inner workings of the Catholic Church and of the papacy.

Pope Francis Religion Catholicism and World/European Politics Historical Theology and Ecclesiology American Catholicism

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

Kathleen Grimes, PhD

Assistant 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

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

Brett Grainger, ThD

Assistant 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

Matthew Branaugh

Director of Editorial and Business Development, Church Law & Tax Group · Christianity Today

Insights into Publishing, Church Leadership, and Church Management

Church Leadership Church Management Publishing

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

Johny Garner

Professor, Communication Studies · Texas Christian University

Johny Garner does research into how organizations are structured and the dynamics within them.

Organizational Dynamics in Churches and other Nonprofit Organizations Supervisor-Subordinate Communication Organizational Communication Group Processes in Organizations

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

Matthew Manion

Faculty Director of the Center for Church Management; Professor of Practice in Management & Operations | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Matthew Manion provides world-class leadership training and consulting to the Catholic Church.

Business Management & Leadership Ethics Catholic Social Teaching Church Management

Karen Lincoln

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

Dr. Lincoln's research focuses on stress, aging, and mental health disparities

Alzheimer Disease Minority Health Social Networks African American Families Social Work

Davide Zori, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History and Archaeology · Baylor University

Dr. Davide Zori is an Assistant Professor of history and archaeology at Baylor University.

History Archaeology Medieval History Viking Expansion into North America Social Standing in the Viking Age

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

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

Adria Goldman

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Goldman is an expert in the intersectionality of race, gender, culture and its connection to communication and media.

Mass Media Popular Culture Rhetoric Communication Research Public Relations

Martin Mostert

Missions Activist, Lecturer & Practitioner · Serving Strangers

Eccentric, funny speaker who helps people cross church thresholds the other way!

Evangelism - Non-Cringe Missions - From Genesis to Revelation Missions - From Acts to Now

Allyson Poska

Professor, History and American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Professor of History and Program Chair of Women’s and Gender Studies

Spanish History Latin American History Colonialism International Studies Transatlantic Migration