These mindfulness experts and Buddhism scholars can help you cover modern forms of meditation.
Jon Kabat-Zinn is the executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He also leads the school’s stress reduction clinic and offers training on mindfulness and stress reduction.
Ellen Langer is a professor of psychology at Harvard University, where she researches mindfulness, social cognition and well-being. She also leads the Langer Mindfulness Institute.
Scott A. Mitchell is a professor of Buddhist studies and dean of student and faculty affairs at the Institute of Buddhist Studies in Berkeley, Calif. He also serves as co-chair of the American Academy of Religion’s Buddhism in the West unit.
Ameena Jandali is a content manager and trainer for the Islamic Networks Group, which combats Islamophobia by educating people about Islam and organizing interfaith events. She also teaches courses on Islam and women in the Middle East at the City College of San Francisco. Arrange an interview through Ishaq Pathan.
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Lori G. Beaman is a professor of classics and religious studies at the University of Ottawa. She is principal investigator for the Religion and Diversity Project, which explores how to promote peace in religiously diverse societies.
Bethamie Horowitz is co-director of the programs in education and Jewish studies at New York University. She also has a research and consulting practice and has spent the last two decades tracking major issues facing the Jewish community.
The Rev. Althea Spencer-Miller is an assistant professor of New Testament at Drew University Theological School and a United Methodist pastor.