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Paul Gracza

Paul Gracza is a rector and a professor at the Pentecostal Theological College  in Budapest, Hungary. He is an expert on Pentecostalism in Europe and speaks fluent English.

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Timothy Wadkins

Timothy Wadkins is a professor specializing in the history of Christianity and director of the Institute for the Global Study of Religion at Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y. He is conducting a research project, “The Preferential Option for the Spirit: Pentecostalism and Culture in Modern El Salvador,” through a grant from the University of Southern California’s […]

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Daniel Jordan Smith

Daniel Jordan Smith is an associate professor of anthropology and chair of the anthropology department at Brown University in Providence, R.I. He is conducting a research project, “Pentecostalism and AIDS in Nigeria,” through a grant from the University of Southern California’s Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Initiative.

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John McCauley

John McCauley is an assistant professor of comparative politics at the University of Maryland. He is conducting a research project, “Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity and the African Political Landscape,” through a grant from the University of Southern California’s Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Initiative. He specializes in African politics.

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Karrie Koesel

Karrie Koesel is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame. She conducted a research project, “Where Faith Thrives: The Rise of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in Russia and China,” through a grant from the University of Southern California’s Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Initiative. She specializes in Russian and Chinese politics and […]

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William K. Kay

William K. Kay is a professor of theology at Glyndwr University in the United Kingdom and chair of the European Pentecostal Theological Association. He is conducting a research project, “Asian Pentecostal-style Church Growth: An International Comparative Project,” through a grant from the University of Southern California’s Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Initiative. He studies Pentecostalism in Singapore, Hong […]

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Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson is a research associate with the University of Southern California’s Religious Competition and Creative Innovation initiative. He is conducting a research project, “Religion Behind Bars: Pentecostalism in Brazilian Prisons and the Social Consequences of Religious Prisoners,” through a grant from USC’s Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Initiative. He has conducted research on Pentecostalism inside […]

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Chong Xiang

Chong Xiang is a professor of economics at Purdue University in Lafayette, Ind. He is conducting a research project, “The Global Marketplace for Christianity,” through a grant from the University of Southern California’s Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Initiative.

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Gordon Hanson

Gordon Hanson is a professor of economics and holds the Pacific Economic Cooperation Chair in International Economic Relations at the University of California at San Diego. He is conducting a research project, “The Global Marketplace for Christianity,” through a grant from the University of Southern California’s Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Initiative.

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