Non-Resident Scholar, Politics and Sociology
Birkbeck College, University of London
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Eric Kaufmann Vitae
Eric Kaufmann is Reader in Politics and Sociology at Birkbeck College, University of London, where he directs the Masters Programme in Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict. In 2008-9, he was a Fellow in the Religion in International Politics/International Security Initiative, Belfer Center, Kennedy School, Harvard University. He was awarded the 2008 Richard Rose Prize of the Political Studies Association for best research published on British politics by a scholar under 40. Kaufmann is the author of Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth? (Profile Books, March 2010).
Non-Resident Scholar, Criminology
University of Alabama, Birmingham
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Kent Kerley Vitae
Kent R. Kerley is an Associate Professor and Director of the Criminal Justice Honors Program in the Department of Justice Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His primary research interests include corrections, religiosity, cyber-crime, and intimate partner violence. His research has appeared in top journals such as Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Justice Quarterly, Social Forces, and Social Problems. He has received funding for his research from the National Science Foundation, Google, and the Religious Research Association.
Non-Resident Senior Fellow
Duke University Medical Center
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Harold Koenig Vitae
Harold G. Koenig, MD, MHSc. completed his undergraduate education at Stanford University, his medical school training at the University of California at San Francisco, and his geriatric medicine, psychiatry, and biostatistics training at Duke University Medical Center. He is board certified in general psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry and geriatric medicine, and is on the faculty at Duke as Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Associate Professor of Medicine. Dr. Koenig is founder and co-director of the Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health at Duke University Medical Center, and has published extensively in the fields of mental health, geriatrics, and religion, with over 300 scientific peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and nearly 40 books in print or in preparation. He has given invited testimony to both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives on the role of religion in public health.
Resident Research Fellow
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Dr. Kruschwitz came to Baylor University in 2000 to become the first Director of the Center for Christian Ethics and Professor of Philosophy. He oversees the programs of the Center and serves as general editor of Christian Reflection, the Center’s quarterly series in faith and ethics.
Previously he taught for twenty-one years at Georgetown College (Kentucky) where he had chaired the faculty and the philosophy department. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. degree from Georgetown College.