Jason Shelton is an associate professor of sociology and anthropology at the University of Texas at Arlington. His research interests include religious affiliations and politics in the Black church.
Philip Schwadel is a sociology professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He studies religion and politics and recently wrote about the politics of the religious nones.
Robb Ryerse is the political organizer for Vote Common Good, an organization trying to mobilize religious people to vote in order to stop President Donald Trump’s reelection.
Michele F. Margolis is an associate professor of political science at University of Pennsylvania. She wrote “From Politics to the Pews: How Partisanship and the Political Environment Shape Religious Identity.”
David C. Leege is a professor emeritus of political science at Notre Dame University. His areas of study include American voting behavior and religion; he has written about Catholics and politics.
Andra Gillespie is an associate professor of political science at Emory University. Her research covers African American politics.
Elesha J. Coffman is an associate professor of history at Baylor University. She wrote The Christian Century and the Rise of the Protestant Mainline.
Jemar Tisby is a historian who studies, writes and speaks on racism in the church. He is the author of The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism.
The Rev. Albert Tate is co-founder and lead pastor of Fellowship Church, a multiethnic house of worship in Monrovia, California.