Harold Morales is associate professor and director of the Center for the Study of Religion and the City, department of philosophy and religious studies at Morgan State University in Baltimore. His research focuses on the intersections between race and religion and between lived and mediated experience. He uses these critical lenses to engage Latinx religions in general and Latino […]
The Chesapeake Conjure Society is a Hoodoo society and community organization in Virginia and Maryland.
Erika Cole is a church law attorney who leads the churches and faith-based organizations practice at the Whiteford, Taylor & Preston law firm in Maryland.
Gilda Daniels is a law professor at the University of Baltimore and a voting rights expert. She wrote Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in America. Daniels also served as a deputy chief in the voting section of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division during the Clinton and Bush administrations. Her areas of interest […]
Mihee Kim-Kort is an ordained Presbyterian (PCUSA) minister and serves as co-pastor with her spouse of First Presbyterian Church in Annapolis, Maryland. She wrote a March 2021 column in The New York Times called “I’m a Scholar of Religion. Here’s What I See in the Atlanta Shootings.”
Eric Toner is a senior scholar with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. His areas of interest include hospital preparedness and pandemic influenza. He authored a paper on the ethical allocation of the COVID-19 vaccine. Direct media inquiries to Margaret Miller.
Gary LaFree is the founding director of the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism at the University of Maryland. He created the Global Terrorism Database.
Nicole Martin is the executive director of trauma healing for the American Bible Society. She has spoken and written about white churches’ shortcomings on race-related issues. Martin also serves as an assistant professor of ministry and leadership development at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Eric Burch helps lead the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Second Life, a virtual faith community for users of the video game Second Life.