Colleen Taylor Sen is a Canadian-American translator and author specializing in Indian cuisine. In 2023, she published The Bloomsbury Handbook of Indian Cuisine, coedited by Sourish Bhattacharyya and Helen Saberi, with entries by over 25 leading food historians and journalists.
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.
Jane Kuepfer is the Schlegel Specialist in Spirituality and Aging at the Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging.
Zachary Zimmer holds the Canada Research Chair in Aging and Community at Mount St. Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His research very broadly focuses on global issues related to the well-being of older people, studied from a demographic perspective.
Lynne Marks is a professor of history at the University of Victoria (Canada). She is an expert in North American religions and has written on maternity, irreligion, working-class women and lived religion in English-speaking Canada and the United States.
Rana Haq is a professor at Laurentian University’s School of Commerce and Administration in the faculty of management. Her research interests are in organizational behavior and human resource management, managing diversity, equality and inclusion in the workplace.
M. Shobhana Xavier is a professor of religion at Queen’s University in Canada. Her work focuses on contemporary global Islam and Sufism, with particular regional interests in North America (United States and Canada) and South Asia (Sri Lanka) examining sacred spaces, rituals, practices, memory and gender dynamics.
Simon Coleman is professor of religion at the University of Toronto. Coleman’s research focuses on Christian pilgrimage, Pentecostalism and religion in urban contexts in places as diverse as Sweden, England and Nigeria.
The South Asian Dalit Adivasi Network (SADAN) is a non-profit organization working for the dalit, adivasi and lower caste ethnic descent communities of South Asia in Canada.