Our Scholars

Research Map Mar17

Our team of scholars consists of 17 of the world’s leading experts on global Christianity who will study beleaguered Christian communities in 25 countries, including China, Indonesia, Nigeria, Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Pakistan, and India.

Chad Bauman

Chad Bauman

Associate Professor of Religion, Butler University

Kathleen Collins

Kathleen Collins

Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota

Fr. Robert Dowd

Fr. Robert Dowd

Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame

Paul Freston

Paul Freston

Professor of Religion and Culture, Wilfred Laurier University

Robert Hefner

Robert Hefner

Professor of Anthropology, Boston University

Kent R. Hill

Kent R. Hill

Executive Director, Religious Freedom Institute

Karrie Koesel

Karrie Koesel

Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame

Joshua Landis

Joshua Landis

Associate Profesor of International Studies, University of Oklahoma

Maryann Cusimano Love

Maryann Cusimano Love

Associate Professor of International Relations, The Catholic University of America

Paul Marshall

Paul Marshall

Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at the Institute for Studies of Religion, Baylor University

James Ponniah

James Ponniah

Assistant Professor of Christian Studies, University of Madras

Elizabeth H. Prodromou

Elizabeth H. Prodromou

Visiting Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University

Reginald Reimer

Reginald Reimer

Evangelical Missionary in Vietnam

Sara Singha

Sara Singha

Ph.D. Comparative Religion, Georgetown University

Mariz Tadros

Mariz Tadros

Professor, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

Christian Van Gorder

Christian Van Gorder

Associate Professor of Religion, Baylor University

Fenggang Yang

Fenggang Yang

Professor of Sociology, Purdue University