Grace Yukich is a sociology professor at Quinnipiac University. Her areas of expertise include religion, immigration, culture, race and ethnicity, social movements and politics.
Mariano Sana is an associate professor of sociology at Vanderbilt University. He also works with the university’s Latin American Public Opinion Project and recently published an article about favorable public opinion toward refugees being on the rise.
Nancy Benyamin is volunteer services director for Jewish Family Service of Colorado, which provides care to Denver and Boulder residents of all ages, including immigrants and refugees.
The Rev. Kaji Dousa is senior pastor for Park Avenue Christian Church in New York City. She sued the Trump administration in 2019, arguing that the government violated her religious freedom rights by putting her on a watchlist in response to her immigration-related activism.
The Rev. Liz Theoharis directs the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights and Social Justice at Union Theological Seminary and serves as co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, which aims to bring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s lessons on morality and justice to bear on modern life. She is ordained in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) […]
Daniel Faas is an associate professor of sociology at Trinity College Dublin. He studies social change and identity formation, with an emphasis on migration, religion and education.
Robert Muggah is the co-founder of and research director for the Igarape Institute in Brazil, which is focused on security issues in South America. He specializes in safety and migration and serves as an associate faculty member at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.
Nalika Gajaweera is a research associate and anthropologist with the University of Southern California’s Center for Religion and Civic Culture. She studies Buddhism, transnationalism and religious innovation, and she’s written about the mindfulness movement in the U.S.