Megan Goodwin is a visiting lecturer on philosophy and religion at Northeastern University in Boston and the program director for Sacred Writes, an initiative aimed at increasing public scholarship on religion. She studies and writes about New Religious Movements, minority religions in the U.S., gender, sexuality and race.
Ousmane Kane is a professor of contemporary Islamic religion and society at Harvard Divinity School. He also serves as a counselor for Muslim students on campus.
The Rt. Rev. Douglas Fisher serves as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts. He is chairman of the denomination’s Executive Council Committee on Corporate and Social Responsibility, which oversees the Episcopal Church’s efforts to invest in gun manufacturers in order to force reforms.
The Rev. Zach Kerzee leads Simple Church, a faith community centered on shared meals.
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.
Kassi Underwood is a meditation adviser for Harvard Innovation Lab, where she offers spiritual counseling to students. She is also pursuing her master’s at Harvard Divinity School. Arrange an interview through the contact form on her website.
Neekta Hamidi is a Muslim writer and environmentalist. She runs a blog called “Green Is Simple,” which offers tips on sustainable living. Contact her with the form on her website.
Matthew E. Boxer is an assistant research professor of modern Jewish studies at Brandeis University, where he studies American Jewish life and identity.