Ali A. Valenzuela is an assistant professor of politics affiliated with the Program in Latino Studies and the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, and co-founder of Politics Research in Experimental Social Sciences at Princeton University. His research focuses on race and racism in U.S. politics and campaigns; Latina/o/x attitudes, preferences and turnout in U.S. elections; immigration […]
Luis Ricardo Fraga is the Rev. Donald P. McNeill, C.S.C, Professor of Transformative Latino Leadership, Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Political Science, director of the Institute for Latino Studies and fellow at the Institute for Educational Initiatives at the University of Notre Dame. He is the co-author of a manuscript in progress, Latinos and Religion […]
Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz is a curandera, author, Indigenous foods activist and natural foods chef whose work is deeply rooted in the healing properties of all earth medicines.
The Information Network for Epidemics’ Health Emergencies Programme at the World Health Organization emphasizes the importance of working with religious communities during crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic and has trained religious communities and leaders on best practices to confront the all-embracing global health emergency.
Eduardo Gamarra is a politics and international relations professor at Florida International University. He is also the director of the school’s Latino Public Opinion Forum.
Robert Guerrero is the associate director of City to City’s Hispanic and Caribbean affinity network, working to connect young churches and enable them to grow and multiply. He previously led church plants in Chicago and Santo Domingo. Arrange an interview through City to City’s contact form.
Olga Marina Segura is an associate editor at America magazine, where she writes on race, culture and the Catholic Church. She co-hosts “Jesuitical,” a podcast on issues facing Catholic young adults.
The Rev. Jim Burklo is associate dean of the Office of Religious Life at the University of Southern California, where he works to get young people involved in religious life.
Carlos Eduardo Amaral is a professor of collective health at the University of Campinas in Brazil. He has studied how patients access mental health care in Brazil, which includes seeking faith healing or speaking with a religious leader.