Timur Kuran is professor of economics and political science, and Gorter Family Professor of Islamic Studies at Duke University. His research focuses on economic, political and social change and the economic and political history of the Middle East, with a focus on the role of Islam.
Adrian Bardon is a philosophy professor at Wake Forest University. He wrote the book The Truth About Denial: Bias and Self-Deception in Science, Politics, and Religion.
Shoshana K. Goldberg is a professor in the department of maternal and child health at The University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health. Goldberg is an expert in LGBTQ health.
Marie-Amélie George is a legal historian and a law professor at Wake Forest University. George specializes in LGBTQ rights and teaches family law.
Jung Choi is co-director of the Asian House of Studies at Duke Divinity School. She participated in a Duke Divinity School panel on anti-Asian racism.
Harold G. Koenig is the co-Director of Duke University’s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health. He studies the effects of religion and spirituality on health and authored “Ways of Protecting Religious Older Adults from the Consequences of COVID-19.”
Brandon Garrett is a law professor at Duke University. He co-wrote The Death Penalty: Concepts and Insights and is the author of End of its Rope: How Killing the Death Penalty Can Revive Criminal Justice.
Zeynep Tufekci is a sociology professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She wrote “Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest.”
Kate Bowler is an associate professor of the history of American Christianity at Duke Divinity School. Her latest book, The Preacher’s Wife: The Precarious Power of Evangelical Women Celebrities, explores how evangelical women build successful ministry careers despite being barred from the pulpit.