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Participating Scholars

 

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

School of Law, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322
Expertise: International Law, Human Rights, Islam
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Gloria H. Albrecht

Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of Detroit Mercy
PO Box 19900, Detroit , MI 48219-0900
Expertise: Feminist Christian Ethics
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Laila Al-Marayati, MD

Muslim Women's League, 3010 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 217, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Expertise: Muslim Women
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Rebecca T. Alpert

Department of Religion, Temple University, Anderson Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6090
Expertise: Judaism and Women
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Nawal Ammar

Kent State University/Trumball Campus, 4314 Mahoning Avenue, Warren, OH 44483
Expertise: Arab Women, Anthropology, Criminal Justice
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Radhika Balakrishnan

International Studies, Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021
Expertise: International Economic Development
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Asoka Bandarage

Women's Studies Program
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA 01075
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Anthony Battaglia

Religious Studies, California State University-Long Beach, Long Beach, CA 90840
Expertise: Natural Law, Bioethics
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Clifford C. Cain

Franklin College,
501 E. Monroe St., Franklin, IN 46131
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Julia Ching

Victoria College, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7 CANADA
Expertise: Chinese Religions
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Hyun Kyung Chung

Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway at Reinhold Neibuhr Place, New York, NY 10027
Expertise: Christianity in Asia

Harold G. Coward

Director of the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 3045,
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3P4 CANADA
Expertise: Hinduism, Comparative Religions
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Mary C. Churchill

American Indian and Native Studies
University of Iowa
home: 2539 Nevada Ave, Iowa City IA 52240
Expertise: Women's studies and Native American religions
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Wanda Deifelt

Escola Superior de Teologia, Caixa Postal 14, 93001-970 Sao Leopoldo RS, BRAZIL
Expertise: Lutheranism, Feminist Studies, Brazilian Women
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Kelly Brown Douglas

12519 Hawks Nest Lane, Germantown Md. 20876
301-540-3074 (h)
410-337-6260 (w)

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Marvin Ellison

Bangor Theological Seminary, 159 State Street, Portland, ME 04101-3798
Expertise: Protestant Christianity, Sexuality and Social Justice
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Asghar Ali Engineer

Institute for Islamic Studies, 9/B, 1st Floor, Himalaya Apts., 6th Road, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055 INDIA
Expertise: Islam
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Farid Esack

National Commissioner for Gender Equality, P.O. Box 38089, Gatesville 7764, SOUTH AFRICA
Expertise: Islam, Gender Issues, Inter-Religious Relations
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Frances Finnegan

H: (44) 1300 341 180
Expertise: Victorian Prostitution; Irish Magdalen Asylums
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Robert M. Franklin Jr.

Interdenominational Theological Center, 700 Martin Luther King Drive, Atlanta, GA 30314
Expertise: African American Religious Traditions

Aruna Gnanadason

World Council of Churches, Women's Programme/Justice, Peace and Creation, 150 Route de Ferney,
P.O. Box 2100, 1211 Geneva 2, SWITZERLAND
Expertise: Christian Churches, Feminism
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Ronald M. Green

Director, Ethics Institute, Dartmouth College, 6031 Parker House, Hanover, NH 03755-3500
Expertise: Bioethics, Religious Ethics
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John Allen Grim

Department of Religion, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837
Expertise: History of World Religions
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Rita M. Gross

Department of Who_are_we and Religious Studies, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI 54701
Expertise: Buddhism
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Liora Gubkin

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, California State University, Bakersfield, 9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93311
661/664-2314
Expertise: Judaism, Feminist Theory, Women and Religion
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Christine Gudorf

Department of Who_are_we and Religion, Florida International University, University Park, Miami, FL 33199
Expertise: Christianity, Feminism, Reproductive Ethics
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Ananda W.P. Guruge

International Academy of Buddhism
Hsi Lai University
1409 N. Walnut Grove Avenue
Rosemead, CA 91770
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Debra W. Haffner

Director, Religious Institute for Sexual Morality, Justice, Healing
304 Main Ave., #335
Norwalk, CT 06851
Expertise: Sexuality education
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Beverly Wildung Harrison

Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway at Reinhold Neibuhr Place, New York, NY 10027
Expertise: Christianity, Feminism, Social and Political Theory

Riffat Hassan

Religious Studies Program, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292
Expertise: Islam, Muslim Women
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Susannah Heschel

Department of Religion, Dartmouth College, 6036 Thornton Hall, Hanover, NH 03755-3592
Expertise: Judaism, Feminism
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Dieter Hessel

Theological Education to Meet the Environmental Challenge, #1 Astor Court, Princeton, NJ 08540
Expertise: Environmental Justice
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Ann-Marie Hsiung

Center for Chinese Language and Culture
Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Drive
SINGAPORE 639798
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Ping-chen Hsiung

Institute of Modern History
Academia Sinica
Taipei, Taiwan, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
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Benjamin J. Hubbard

Department of Religious Studies, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92634-9480
Expertise: Judaism
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Mary E. Hunt

Women's Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual, 8035 13th Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Expertise: Catholic Feminist Ethics
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Hsiao-Lan Hu

Religion Department, Temple University, 1229 Chestnut Street, #216, Philadelphia, PA 19107
215/851-8760
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Simeon O. Ilesanmi

Department of Religion, Wake Forest University, Box 7212, Reynolda Station, Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Expertise: African Religious Traditions
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Pinar Ilkkaracan

Women for Women's Human Rights (WWHR), Kadinin Insan Haklari Projesi (KIHP), Inonu Caddesi, Saadet Apt. 37/6, Gumussuyu, 80090, Istanbul, TURKEY.
Expertise: Turkish, Muslim Women
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Ayesha M. Imam

Women Living Under Muslim Laws, Lagos Office, c/o The Ford Foundation, 320 East 43rd Street,
New York, NY 10017
Expertise: Muslim Women, African and Asian Studies
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Anrudh Jain

Senior Director of Policy
and Regional Programs
The Population Council
One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
New York, NY 10017
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Sandhya Jain

300 - SFS, DDA Flats
Gulmohar Enclave
New Delhi 110 049
INDIA
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Grace M. Jantzen

Centre for Religion, Culture and Gender, Department of Religions and Theology, University of Manchester,
Manchester M13 9PL UNITED KINGDOM
Expertise: Christianity and Race, Gender and Sexuality
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Christopher Jocks

Native American Studies Program, Dartmouth College, 306 Bartless Hall, Hanover, NH 03755
Expertise: Native American Traditions
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Patricia Beattie Jung

Department of Theology, Loyola University-Chicago, 6525 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60626-5385
Expertise: Catholic Feminism, Sexuality
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Catherine Keller

Drew University Theological Seminary, Madison, NJ 07940-4061
Expertise: Protestant Theology
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Madhu Kishwar

General Editor, Manushi, c/202 Lajpat Nagar 1, New Delhi 110 024 INDIA
Expertise: Hinduism, Women in India
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Paul Knitter

Xavier University
Department of Theology
Cincinnati, OH 45207-4442
Home: 3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45297-4402
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Dorothy Ko

Department of History, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Expertise: Chinese History, Women's Studies
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Manfred Kulessa

World Council of Churches, Adenaueralles 37, 53113 Bonn, GERMANY
Expertise: International Relations

Yu-chen Li

Gender Studies and Buddhist Literature, Department of Chinese Literature, National Tsing Hua University, 101, Sec. 2, Kuang-Fu Rd.,Hsinchu, Taiwan 300 R. O. C.
(O)886-3-571-3677
(H)886-3-529-6096
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Maria Cristina M. Liamzon

Viale Dell'Umanesimo 199 (Int. 7), Rome 00144, ITALY
Expertise: International Development
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Liu Xiaogan

Chinese Studies Department, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, 0511 SINGAPORE
Expertise: Taoism, Chinese Religions
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David Loy

Faculty of International Studies, Bunkyo University, 1100 Namegaya, Chigasaki 253, JAPAN
Expertise: Buddhism, Economics and Social Justice
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Daniel C. Maguire

Department of Theology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233
Expertise: Ethics
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James B. Martin-Schramm

Department of Religion and Who_are_we, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa 52101
Expertise: Population Ethics
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Marjorie Muecke

University of Washington, currently conducting research in Thailand
Expertise: Reproductive Health, Anthropology
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Vasudha Narayanan

Department of Religion, University of Florida, 125 Dauer Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611
Expertise: Hinduism
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Elmira Nazombe

Center for Women's Global Leadership, Douglas College, Rutgers University,
160 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Eva Neumaier-Dargyay

Chair, East Asian Studies Department, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B6 CANADA
Expertise: Buddhism
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Mutombo Nkulu-N'Sengha

Department of Religion, Temple University, Anderson Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6090
Expertise: Native African Traditions
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Veena Talwar Oldenburg

Professor of History, Baruch College and The Graduate Center,City University of New York, 1 Bernard Baruch Way, New York, NY 10010
Preferred mailing address - Home:730 Fort Washington Ave, Apartment 6J, New York, NY 10040
212/927-0422 h.
Expertise: Hinduism
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Jacob K. Olupona

Department of African-American and African Studies, University of California, Davis, CA 95616
Expertise: Native African Religions
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Ouyporn Khuankaew

International Women's Partnership for Peace and Justice
P.O. Box 3, Mae Rim Post, Mae Rim, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50780
66-53-376103 phone/fax
Expertise: Buddhism
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Michelene E. Pesantubbee

Dept. Of Religious Studies
University of Colorado
Campus Box 292
Boulder, CO 80309-0292
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Judith Plaskow

Religion Department, Manhattan College, 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Riverdale, NY 10147
Expertise: Judaism and Women's Studies
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Tavivat Puntarigvivat

Humanities Department, Mahidol University, 1589 Charoennakorn Road, Bangkok 10600, THAILAND
Expertise: Thai Buddhism
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John C. Raines

Department of Religion, Temple University, Anderson Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6090
Expertise: Comparative Religions, Bioethics
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Anantanand Rambachan

Department of Religion, St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN 55057-1098
Expertise: Hinduism
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Larry Rasmussen

Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway at Reinhold Neibuhr Place, New York, NY 10027
Expertise: Christian Population and Environmental Ethics
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Carol S. Robb

San Francisco Theological Seminary, 2 Kensington Road, San Anselmo, CA 94960-2997
Expertise: Christian Feminism
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Maria Jose Rosado

Dept. Clencias da Religiao
Pontificia Universidade Catolica-PUC, R: Ministro Godoi, 969 -4 andar/CRE, 05015-901 -Sao Paulo / SP - Brasil
Home: Av. Paulista, 21, ap. 131, 01311-000 - Sao Paulo - Brasil
Expertise: Gender and Religion, Brazilian Catholicism

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Rosemary Radford Ruether

Garrett Evangelical Seminary, 2121 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60201
Expertise: Eco-Feminism
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Suwanna Satha-Anand

Who_are_we Department, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Phyathai Road, Bangkok 10330, THAILAND
Expertise: Thai Buddhism
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Nelia Beth Scovill

Department of Religion, Carroll College, 100 N. East Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186
Expertise: Religious Ethics, Feminist Studies
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Sa'diyya Shaikh

Religious Studies Department
University of Cape Town
Private Bag, Rondebosch, 7700, South Africa
Expertise: Islam
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Alice Shalvi

Former Professor of English Literature, Hebrew University, Jerusalem; Chairwoman of the Israel Women's Network,
P.O. B. 3828, Jerusalem 91037 ISRAEL
Expertise: Women and Judaism
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Geling Shang

Who_are_we Department, Grand Valley State University
1 Campus Drive; Allendale, MI 49401
Expertise: Chinese Religions
E-mail: shangg@gvsu@edu

Arvind Sharma

Birks Professor of Comparative Religion
McGill University
Wm.& Henry Birks Bldg., Room 103
3520 University Street
Montreal, Quebec
CANADA H3A 2A7
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Alwi Shihab

Department of Religion, Temple University, Anderson Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6090
Expertise: Islam, Indonesia

Gerard Sloyan

School of Religious Studies, Department of Religion and Religious Education,
Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064
Expertise: Catholicism

Lloyd H. Steffen

Religious Studies
Lehigh University, 110 Johnson Hall
36 University Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015-3042
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Krister Stendahl

Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Expertise: Jewish-Christian Scripture
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Helen Sterk

Communications Arts and Sciences, Calvin College, 3201 Burton, SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Expertise: Journalism
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Paul Surlis

Department of Theology and Religions, St. John's University, Jamaica, NY 11439
Expertise: Catholic Moral Theology

Parichart Suwanbubbha

Department of Humanities
Faculty of Social Sciences
Mahidol University, Salaya
Nakornpathom, 73170 THAILAND
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Giti Thadani

Sakhi - Women's History Archives, B-44 Defence Colony, New Delhi 110 024, INDIA
Expertise: Hinduism, Women's Sexuality and Spirituality
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Funmi Togonu-Bickersteth

Department of Psychology
Obafemi Awolowo University
Ile Ife, NIGERIA

Mary Evelyn Tucker

Department of Religion, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837
Expertise: Confucianism, East Asian Religions
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Preston N. Williams

Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Expertise: African American Religions

Chun-fang Yu

Department of Religion, Douglas College Campus Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Expertise: Chinese Religions
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Laurie Zoloth-Dorfman

Director of Bioethics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Expertise: Jewish Studies and Social Ethics
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The Participating Scholars list was last updated December 20, 2004