Ruth Illman

Ruth Illman is the Director of the Donner Institute for Research into Religion and Culture at Åbo Akademi University Foundation (SÅA) in Turku, Finland. Her research concerns questions pertaining to Jewish life in the Nordics today, cultural encounters and interreligious dialogue, ethnographic research methodology within cultural studies. She was co-editor of a volume on religion and […]

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Aicha Smith-Belghaba

Aicha Smith-Belghaba is an indigenous and Algerian chef of the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve. She is the founder of Esha’s Eats, which not only creates recipes based on her dual heritage, but focuses on issues of Indigenous food sovereignty.

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Cucina Aurora

Cucina Aurora describes itself as “kitchen witchery” and features a range of products and recipes inspired by its owner Dawn Aurora Hunt, “The Kitchen Witch.”

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Richard L. Liu

Richie L. Liu is currently a professor of marketing at Xavier University. His research and teaching are focused in the areas of branding and pro-social marketing, including how religiosity shapes consumer choices.

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Christina Ward

Christina Ward is an author, editor and seeker. Her most recent book is Holy Food: How Cults, Communes, and Religious Movements Influenced What We Eat—An American History. 

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The Bridge Initiative

The Bridge Initiative is a multi-year research project on Islamophobia housed in Georgetown University. The Bridge Initiative aims to disseminate original and accessible research, offers engaging analysis and commentary on contemporary issues, and hosts a wide repository of educational resources to inform the general public about Islamophobia.

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USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education

The USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education, formerly Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, is a nonprofit organization that documents the experiences of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses. It has taped more than 50,000 testimonies and produced films and classroom materials. Its mission is to “overcome prejudice, intolerance and bigotry – and the […]

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Arsalan Iftikhar

Arsalan Iftikhar is an international human rights lawyer and author of the book Fear of a Muslim Planet: Global Islamophobia in the New World Order. Iftikhar has also been a faculty member at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, where he researched and wrote about Islamophobia as a senior research fellow for The Bridge […]

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