Advisors

Ms. Margot Adler
Correspondent, National Public Radio
Nature Religions; Goddess Spirituality; Religion and Ecology; Religion and Technology
http://www.beliefnet.com/author/author_28.html

Dr. Leila Ahmed
Harvard Divinity School
Women and Gender in Islam; Islam in America; Women's Studies in Religion
http://www.hds.harvard.edu/faculty/ahmed.html

Dr. Ali Asani
Harvard University, Committee on the Study of Religion
Islam; Muslim Youth in North America
http://fas.harvard.edu/~nelc/faculty/asani.htm

Dr. Dorothy A. Austin
Associate Minister, Memorial Church; Chaplain to Harvard University; Lecturer in Psychology and Religion, Harvard Divinity School
Religion and Psychology; Psychology, Arts, and the Humanities; Psychoanalysis and Meditation
http://www.chaplains.harvard.edu/chaplains/profile.php?id=32

Dr. Diana L. Eck
Harvard University, Committee on the Study of Religion; Director of the Pluralism Project
Religious Traditions of India; Interreligious Relations; Religious Pluralism in America
http://www.pluralism.org/about/eck_cv.php

Dr. Charles Haynes
Freedom Forum First Amendment Center
Religious Freedom; Religion and Public Education; Teaching About Religions in the Public School Curriculum

http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/biography.aspx?name=c_haynes

Dr. Gurinder Singh Mann
University of California at Santa Barbara
Sikhs in the U.S.
http://www.history.ucsb.edu/people/person.php?account_id=78

Dr. Aminah Beverly McCloud
DePaul University, Department of Religious Studies
Islam in America; Comparisons of Muslim Diaspora in North America and Europe
http://condor.depaul.edu/~amccloud

Dr. Vasudha Narayanan
University of Florida, Gainesville, Department of Religion
Hinduism in the U.S.; Hindu-Muslim Interactions in Ritual Spaces; Women in the Hindu Tradition
http://web.religion.ufl.edu/faculty/narayanan.html

Dr. Paul D. Numrich
Methodist Theological School in Ohio; Theological Consortium of Greater Columbus
Study of Religion and Interreligious Relations
http://www.mtso.edu/faculty/pnumrich.htm

Dr. Anantanand Rambachan
St. Olaf College, Religion Department
Advaita Vedanta; Authority of Scripture; Hinduism in Diaspora; Interreligious Dialogue
http://www.stolaf.edu/depts/religion/faculty/rambachan.html

Mr. Rohinton Rivetna
Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America (FEZANA)
Zoroastrianism in the U.S.; Interfaith Activities

Dr. Omid Safi
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Religious Studies
Islamic Mysticism; Contemporary Islamic Thought; Medieval Islamic History
http://www.omidsafi.com/

Dr. Richard Seager
Hamilton College, Religious Studies Department
Buddhism in the U.S.
http://www.hamilton.edu/news/facultybio.cfm?lname=seager&fname=richard

Mr. Pravin K. Shah
Federation of Jain Associations of North America and Jain Study Center of North America
Teaching of Jainism to Youth in North Carolina; Development of Jain Literature Website and Home Study Course

http://www.pluralism.org/affiliates/shah

Dr. Muzammil H. Siddiqi
Fiqh Council of North America
Islam in North America
http://www.fiqhcouncil.org/AboutUs/tabid/175/ctl/Detail/mid/601/xmid/34/xmfid/4/Default.aspx

Dr. Robert Stockman
DePaul University, Religious Studies Department; Institute for Baha'i Studies
Baha'i History; World Religions in America; Interfaith Activities; Baha'i Curriculum Development

Dr. Donald K. Swearer
Harvard Divinity School
Theravada Buddhism; Buddhism and Christianity; Engaged Buddhism; American Buddhism; Immigrant Buddhism
http://www.hds.harvard.edu/faculty/swearer.html

Dr. Raymond Williams
Wabash College
Religions of South Asian Immigrants in the U.S.; Swaminarayan Hinduism; Srivaishnava Acharyas
http://www.wabash.edu/academics/profiles/home.cfm?site_folder=religion&facname=williamr

Dr. Yifa
The Woodenfish Project
Monastic Regulation and Institutions; Chinese Buddhism; Humanistic Buddhism; Vinaya from Chinese Resources
http://www.woodenfish.org/index.php

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