Lerone A. Martin is director of American Culture Studies and associate professor of religion and politics, with additional research background and publications on African and African-American studies.
Travis Scholl is director of mission integration at Lutheran Senior Services, operating senior living communities in St. Louis. He is also the author of Walking the Labyrinth.
Josh Hawley is a Republican U.S. senator for the state of Missouri. He has been outspoken on numerous issues related to religious liberty and free speech. As of 2018, Hawley attended The Crossing Church in Columbia, Missouri. He has said that his legal and political career is a natural extension of his Christian faith. Contact through […]
Cassandra Gould is the executive director of Missouri Faith Voices and an ordained elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The organization’s work includes advocating for voter protections and the For the People Act.
John Inazu is a professor of law and religion at Washington University in St. Louis, where he also teaches political science. He specializes in legal issues related to the First Amendment’s free speech, assembly and religious freedom protections.
The Rev. Traci Blackmon serves as associate general minister of justice and local church ministries for the United Church of Christ and senior pastor of Christ the King United Church of Christ in Florissant, Missouri. She has criticized many of President Donald Trump’s policies and joined dozens of other faith leaders to call for prayers […]
Sister Valerie Heinonen is a Catholic nun who works as director of shareholder advocacy at Mercy Investment Services. She aims to use strategic investing to force change in the gun industry.
Erik Dane is an associate professor of organizational behavior at Washington University in St. Louis. He specializes in the study of organizational behavior and has researched the effectiveness of workplace mindfulness programs.
S. Joshua Swamidass is an associate professor of pathology and immunology at Washington University in St. Louis. He served as science adviser to Concordia Seminary from 2015 to 2017.