Douglas Penick is a widely published author and opera-writer who has written on the theme of aging and Buddhist principles for Tricycle magazine. Contact through webpage.
Linda M. Chatters is a professor in the department of health behavior and health education, School of Public Health, and professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Michigan. The focus of Chatters’ research is the study of adult development and aging in relation to the mental and physical health status and […]
Lynn Casteel Harper is an essayist, Baptist minister and chaplain. Her debut book, On Vanishing: Mortality, Dementia, and What It Means to Disappear, investigates the myths and metaphors surrounding dementia and aging.
Anna Dadswell is a research fellow in the School of Allied Health and Social Care at Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford, U.K. She is co-author of “The Role of Religion, Spirituality and/or Belief in Positive Ageing for Older Adults” in the journal Geriatrics. For inquiries, contact the university press office.
Joanna Malone is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of York, where she investigates the role of religion in the work that schools do to foster notions of citizenship and national identity, how children and their parents experience these processes and what this means for children’s sense of belonging in wider society. She is […]
Ellen L. Idler is director of Emory University’s Religion and Public Health Collaborative and is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Sociology at Emory. Idler researches population aging, religion and public health, and end-of-life decision-making.
Jeff Levin is professor of epidemiology, population health and medical humanities as well as director of the Program on Religion and Population Health at Baylor University. His work helped pioneer the study of religion and health.
Travis Scholl is director of mission integration at Lutheran Senior Services, operating senior living communities in St. Louis. He is also the author of Walking the Labyrinth.
Palwasha L. Kakar is the interim director for religion and inclusive societies at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP). Kakar joined USIP after four years with The Asia Foundation where she was the Afghanistan director for Women’s Empowerment and Development. Prior to joining the Foundation, Kakar led the Gender Mainstreaming and Civil Society Unit in […]