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Doua Thor

Doua Thor, a Hmong-American who emigrated with her family in 1979 from Laos, is executive director of the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center.

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Suman Raghunathan

Suman Raghunathan is executive director of South Asian American Leading Together. The organization links to civil rights groups, immigrant rights groups and South Asian groups.

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Duncan Williams

Duncan Williams, associate professor of East Asian languages and literature at the University of Southern California, specializes in Asian-American Buddhism and its relationship to the environment.

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Nami Kim

Nami Kim, assistant professor of religion at Spelman College, Atlanta, can talk about Asian-American Protestant women and Asian-American Christianity.

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Peter C. Phan

Peter C. Phan holds the Ellacuria Chair of Catholic Social Thought at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. His numerous books include, as author, Christianity With an Asian Face: Asian American Theology in the Making; Being Religious Interreligiously: Asian Perspectives on Interfaith Dialogue; and Vietnamese-American Catholics.

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Timothy Tseng

Timothy Tseng is the former president of the Institute for the Study of Asian American Christianity in Castro Valley, Calif., and has been researching the history of Chinese Protestantism in North America. He led a Pulpit & Pew study on Asian-American religious leadership that can be downloaded.

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Paramahamsa Nithyananda

Paramahamsa Nithyananda is president of the International Vedic Hindu University in Orlando, Fla. (formerly Hindu University of America). The university provides education on yoga and Hinduism. He founded the Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam international movement for meditation.

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Prema Kurien

Prema Kurien is an associate professor of sociology at Syracuse University. She wrote the 2007 book A Place at the Multicultural Table: The Development of an American Hinduism and is researching Indian-American Christians, as well as Indian-American political participation.

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