Mary Beth Mathews

Professor of Religion · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Mathews is knowledgeable about American religious history, Protestant fundamentalism and evangelicalism.

American Religious History Protestant Fundamentalism African-American Religion Religion and Politics of the U.S.

John Blosnich

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

Focuses on sexual orientation- and gender identity-related disparities in violence, suicide prevention and social determinants of health.

Survey Design and Data Analysis Health Services Research Suicide LGBTQ Social Determinants of Health

Natasha Bakht

Associate Professor · University of Ottawa

Professor Bakht’s research interests are in the intersecting area of religious freedom and women’s equality.

Law Culture Rights Minority Rights Religious Freedom Women's Equality

Frank Ravitch

Professor of law and the Walter H. Stowers Chair of Law and Religion · Michigan State University

An expert in law and religion, including the U.S. Supreme Court and religion, U.S. constitutional law, and Japanese constitutional law

First Amendment Religious Freedom Constitutional Law Law and Religion Religion and Law

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

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

Joel Paul

Albert Abramson '54 Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: paulj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4638 / Office 312-200

International Economic Law and Policy Presidential Powers in Foreign Affairs International Business Transactions National Security Law Foreign Relations Law

Christopher Smith

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

U.S. Supreme Court scholar whose specific interests include judicial policymaking, constitutional rights and prisoners' rights

Prisoners' Rights US Supreme Court Constitutional Rights

Emily Deering Crosby

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Mary Washington

Emily Deering Crosby is a rhetorical critic of popular culture with research concentrations in feminist criticism.

Popular Culture Feminist Criticism Critical Sport Study Digital Rhetoric Women in Country Music

Preston Green, J.D., Ed.D.

John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on charter school regulation and industry oversight.

Educational Policy Educational Leadership Charter School Regulation Industry Oversight Educational Equity

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

Landon Frim, Ph.D.

Expert in philosophy of politics, religion and ethics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Landon Frim studies Enlightenment philosophy, Judaism, political toleration of minorities and religious freedom.

Antisemitism Catholicism Islam Middle East Philosophy

Kate Johnson

Chaplain · Queen's University

Kate Johnson is a believer in the value of interfaith dialogue and community-building to bring people together.

Interfaith Dialogue Community Building Community Outreach Nonprofits Higher Education