Wilkie Au

Emeritus Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

James Ellor, Ph.D.

Professor of Social Work · Baylor University

Dr. Ellor works with older adults around issues of mental and spiritual health

Meaning Oriented (Logo) therapy The Role of the Church as Service Provider Training Needs for Paraprofessionals and Professionals Hunger among Older Adults Spiritual Assessment Among the Elderly

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

Douglas Christie

Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Christian Spirituality Early Christian Monasticism Spirituality and Ecology

Crystal Park, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Connecticut

Meaning Making Psychology of Religiousness and Spirituality Stress, Trauma and Coping Yoga Research Cancer Survivorship

Dr Oliver Robinson

Associate Professor in Psychology · University of Greenwich

His research focuses on the relation between life transitions, crises and changes in personality and mental health.

Well-Being Transitions Mid Life Crisis Life Change Later-life Crisis

Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Assistant Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work · Baylor University

Oxhandler studies how to ethically & effectively assess and discuss clients’ religion/spirituality within health and mental health treatment

Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice Evidence-Based Practice Process Scale Development Mental Health (primarily Anxiety and Depression) Mentoring and Professional Development

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

Jennifer Abe

Professor of Psychology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Help-seeking for mental health services among Asian Americans Cultural competence/cultural humility in mental health service delivery Asian American mental health

Carol Whitaker

Media Expert, Author, Motivatinal Speaker, Happiness Expert, Lifestyle Fitness & Life Coach, Mentor · Carol Whitaker, LLC

Experienced, passionate and enthusiastic Motivational Speaker that ignites desire for change.

Empowerment Spirituality Body Mind & Spirit Motivation

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

Kathleen Woodruff

Clinical Associate Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor Focused on Nursing with specialty in adult primary care and infectious disease.

Management Pathophysiology Nursing Social Work Social Work Education

Tyler Stillman

Associate Professor of Marketing / Director of Entrepreneurship · Southern Utah University

Specializing in judgment and decision making, social psychology, buyer behavior, and entrepreneurship

Decision and Risk Analysis Psychological Consequences of Social Exclusion Gender Differences in Consumer Behaviors Behavioral Psychology Buyer Behaviour

Prof. Trisha Dunning

Vice President · International Diabetes Federation

Professor Dunning's work focuses on diabetes and older people, palliative and end of life care, the needs of family carers and medicines

Diabetes Palliative Care End of Life Care Caregivers Health Education

Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux

Chair on Truth and Reconciliation · Lakehead University

Dr. Wesley-Esquimaux's research addresses unresolved intergenerational trauma and grief primarily within the Canadian Indigenous community.

Community Development Government Community Outreach Leadership Teaching

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

Sarah A. Schnitker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Psychology & Neuroscience · Baylor University

Sarah A. Schnitker is an expert in the study of patience, self-control, gratitude, generosity, and thrift.

Personal Goals Adolescent Interventions Spirituality Thrift Gratitude

Helen Land

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

Helen Land focuses on how culture, gender, stress, coping, and spirituality affect physical and mental well-being in vulnerable populations,

Health Spirituality Gender Social Work Education Social Work

Shelby Garner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Nursing · Baylor University

Expert in clinical nursing research, including nursing simulation, mHealth, and nurse migration

Non-Communicable Diseases Mobile health apps Simulation in Nursing Education Clinical Nursing Research Healthcare Capacity

Carl McColman

Speaker, Teacher, Retreat Leader · Carl McColman

Contemplative Author, Speaker, Retreat Leader

Contemplative Prayer Christian Spirituality Interfaith Dialog