Christopher Key Chapple

Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology, and Director, Master of Arts in Yoga Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Sanskrit Literature Samkhya Philosophy Yoga Jainism Buddhism

Vasudha Narayanan

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Vasudha Narayanan's fields of interest are the Hindu traditions in India, Cambodia, and America.

Hindus and Hindu Culture in India Hinduism Hindu Culture in America Hindu Culture in Cambodia Hinduism and the Environment

Christopher Jain Miller

Bhagwan Mallinath Assistant Professor of Jainism and Yoga Studies · Theological Studies and Yoga Studies at Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

John Covach

Professor of Music and Director of the Institute for Popular Music; Professor of Theory at Eastman School of Music · University of Rochester

John Covach is an expert on the history of popular and rock music, 12-tone music, and the philosophy and aesthetics of music.

Rock 'n' Roll Music and Culture Progressive Rock in the 1970s The Beatles Popular Music

Candi Cann, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Baylor Interdiscipinary Core and Religion · Baylor University

Dr. Cann teaches World Cultures, Social World, World Religions, and Buddhism.

World Religions Buddhism Death and Dying Digital Afterlife Modern Mourning Practices

Yong Chen

Professor, History · UC Irvine

Yong Chen is Professor of Hist. He also served as the Associate Dean of Curricular and Student Services in the School of Humanities.

Chinese American Experience Immigration History Food Asian-American History Cultural History

Julie Byrne

Professor of Religion · Hofstra University

The Monsignor Thomas J. Hartman Chair in Catholic Studies at Hofstra University

Religion and Popular Culture Religion and Sports Pope Francis Independent Catholics Roman Catholics

Ugo Mattei

Distinguished Professor of Law and Alfred and Hanna Fromm Chair in International and Comparative Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: matteiu@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4646 / Office 623-200

Comparative Law Economics and the Law European Community Law African Law Anthropological and Ecological Approaches to Law

Ruth Panofsky

Professor of English / Graduate Program in Communication & Culture · Ryerson University

Dr. Panofsky specializes in Canadian women in publishing and Canadian Jewish women writers

English Research Higher Education Literature Media & Culture

Jagdish N. Sheth

Charles H. Kellstadt Chaired Professor of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Globally known for scholarly contributions in consumer behavior, relationship marketing, competitive strategy, and geopolitical analysis

Emerging Markets Geopolitical Analysis Relationship Marketing Marketing Theory Global Competitive Strategy

Renee Alexander Craft, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Communication, and the Curriculum in Global Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Analyzes use of black diaspora performance to build community, argue for rights of citizenship & map differential blackness in the Americas.

Digital Humanities Black Diaspora Performance Carnival traditions in Panama Black Speculative Fiction Critical Ethnography

Ned Rinalducci

Associate Professor, Sociology · Georgia Southern University

Ned Rinalducci writes on the topics of public sociology and cultural identity.

Media and Society Cultural Identity Social Movements Political Sociology Ethnic and Religious Politics

Sylvia Bawa

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology · York University

Dr. Bawa teaches sociology at York University

Human Rights Women's Empowerment postcolonial feminisms African feminisms Development Theory

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools

Jodi Bruhn

Director / Directrice · Stratéjuste

Jodi Bruhn is a published policy researcher, author and facilitator specializing in governance and indigenous/Crown relations.

Aboriginal Justice Governance Workshop Facilitation Political Science Public Service

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

Christopher Hansen, M.F.A.

Chair of the Department of Film and Digital Media · Baylor University

Digital media expert and filmmaker, working on new feature and short projects

Mass Communication Screenwriting Postproduction Film & Video Directing Field Production

M. Francyne Huckaby

Associate Dean, School of Interdisciplinary Studies · Texas Christian University

M. Francyne Huckaby works to create experiences that engage students with the world and introduce them to the depth and breadth of pedagogy.

Feminism and Research Philosophy & Education Film as Research Education and Equity Women and Gender Studies

Ravi Roy

Associate Professor of Political Science · Southern Utah University

Specializing in neoliberalism, political education programs, and the Deming system of profound knowledge

Political Associations Political Education Pograms Deming System of Profound Knowledge Leadership Public Policy

Nora Rubel

Jane and Alan Batkin Professor of Jewish Studies · University of Rochester

Rubel is an expert in Jewish studies, as well as Jewish food and holidays

American Religions, Race and Ethnicity Jewish Holidays Jewish American Immigration Judaism Black Jewish Studies