Faith groups have played an important role in marijuana policy debates in the United States and around the world.
Maziyar Ghiabi is a lecturer in modern Iranian history at the University of Oxford. He studies politics, social history and the history of drug laws, and he is one of the co-authors of a 2018 study on Islam and cannabis.
Alison Mather is the director of Quaker Action on Alcohol & Drugs, a British organization dedicated to addressing alcohol and drug abuse, as well as related policies, from within the Quaker tradition.
Jon Bialecki is an honorary fellow with the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh. He studies religious interest in transhumanism, with a focus on the Mormon community.
Did God want humans to find a way to live forever? Religious transhumanists say embracing radical human enhancement is a faithful act.
Robert Song is a Christian ethicist based at Durham University in the United Kingdom. He studies the moral implications of medical interventions such as gene editing.
Anders Sandberg is a research fellow with the Future of Humanity Institute at the the University of Oxford. He studies the ethics of human enhancement.
Aubrey de Grey is the co-founder and chief science officer of the SENS Research Foundation, an organization dedicated to the study of radical life extension. He is based in Cambridge, U.K., and Mountain View, Calif.
Elizabeth Bomberg is a professor of environmental politics at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. She has studied faith-based activism around climate change and recently published a research study on Christian environmentalists.