Chris Zurn is a philosophy professor at University of Massachusetts Boston. He led a 2017 discussion about the ethics of antifa tactics for a series put on by the university’s Applied Ethics Center.
Arie Perliger is a security studies professor at University of Massachusetts Lowell. His research interests include political violence and extremism.
Nancy L. Rosenblum is a professor of ethics in politics and government at Harvard University. She co-authored the book A Lot of People Are Saying: The New Conspiracism and the Assault on Democracy.
Steven Krueger is the president of Catholic Democrats.
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.