Sunita Viswanath is co-founder and board member of Hindus for Human Rights, Women for Afghan Women, and Sadhana: Coalition of Progressive Hindus.
Brannon Ingram is professor of religious studies at Northwestern University and co-director of the Global Religion and Politics Research Groups. Ingram is a specialist in Islamic studies, with a particular interest in how Muslims have debated Sufism, Islamic law and politics in the modern era.
Xenia Zeiler is an associate professor of South Asian studies at the University of Helsinki. Her research focuses on online expressions of Hinduism and the relationship between video games and religion.
Ann Gleig is an associate professor at the University of Central Florida, where she studies Asian religions and the intersection of religion, gender and sexuality. Her first book, American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity, includes an exploration of online Buddhist meditation communities.
Milesh Hamlai helped increase access to and use of medical treatments for mental illness in Ahmedabad, India, by creating the Dava and Dua Program, which seeks to bridge the gap between modern medicine and faith healing.
Suhag Shukla is the executive director of the Hindu American Foundation and an expert on human rights and religious freedom. She serves as a faith adviser to the Council on Foreign Relations and the Humane Society of the United States.
Tineke Nugteren is an associate professor of humanities and culture studies at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. She studies religious diversity and religious behavior, with an emphasis on rituals. She serves as treasurer for the European Society for the Study of Religion.
In 2019, the New Jersey Legislature passed a law legalizing medically assisted suicide. Several other states debated similar measures.
Religious nones are the face of the evolving religious landscape. But that oversimplifies shifts taking place around the world, according to the research.