Andrew Ledbetter

Professor, Communication Studies · Texas Christian University

Andrew Ledbetter investigates how people use communication technology to maintain close ties with friends, family, and romantic partners.

Quantitative Research Methods Psychological Health Friendships Communication Technology Social Media

David Smilde

Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations and and Senior Associate Fellow at CIPR · Tulane University

David Smilde is an expert in the sociology of culture, sociology of religion, social movements, political sociology and Latin America.

Human Rights Social Movements Sociology of Culture Sociology of Religion Political Sociology

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko, Ph.D., A.M., B.M.

Associate Professor, Department of Geography; College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

An interdisciplinary scholar, Ndaliko studies arts interventions in conflict regions of Africa.

Ethnomusicology Black Atlantic Culture Social Engagement Sociopolitical Transformation Cultural Theory

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