Teddy Reeves is a religion specialist at the Center for the Study of African American Religious Life at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture. He is ordained in the Progressive National Baptist Convention and has led panel discussions across the country on black millennials’ religious lives.
Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow with the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings and the author of Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam Is Reshaping the World. He can speak about Middle East politics and the experience of millennial Muslims in the U.S. and around the world.
Bishop Mariann Budde leads the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, D.C. She is a member of Bishops United Against Gun Violence, an ad hoc group of around 60 Episcopal leaders. Contact the Rev. Daryl Paul Lobban to arrange an interview.
William Galston is a senior fellow in governance studies at Brookings. He has written widely on public policy, democracy and religion.
Travis Wussow is the vice president for public policy and general counsel for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. He previously led ERLC’s international office in the Middle East.
Besheer Mohamed is a senior researcher at Pew Research Center, where he studies the U.S. Muslim community. Arrange an interview through Anna Schiller.
Kristen Farrington is the executive director of the Freedom Forum Institute’s Religious Freedom Center in Washington, D.C.
Jennifer Ciardelli directs the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s leadership programs division, which provides educational resources for members of the military, judges, law enforcement officers and other leaders. She was previously a high school social studies teacher. Arrange an interview with Ciardelli through Raymund Flandez.
Rabbi Jessica Minnen is a spiritual leader for One Table, an organization that coordinates Shabbat dinners for people who don’t regularly take part in the Jewish ritual but want to learn more about it.