Alphabetical by last name.
- BA, Music, Fontbonne University, 1991.
- MDiv, Pacific School of Religion, 2003.
- PhD, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2007.
- Areas of Study at UCSB: Race and Religion, Music and Religion, African American Religion.
- Title of Doctoral Dissertation: “One More Valiant Soldier Here: Music, Masculinity, and Manhood in the Black Religious Imaginary.”
- Current Employment: Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies, University of Illinois, Chicago.
- BA, Western Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996.
- MA, Languages and Cultures of Asia, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000.
- PhD, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2008.
- Areas of Study at UCSB: Buddhist Violence, Thai Buddhism, Mongolian Buddhism, Performance Studies, Race Studies, Global Religions.
- Title of Doctoral Dissertation: “Sacred Fury, Sacred Duty: Buddhist Monks in Southern Thailand.”
- Current Employment: Assistant Professor, Youngstown State University.
Linda G. Jones
- BA, Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley, 1984.
- MA, Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley, 1987.
- MA, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 1997.
- PhD, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara, 2004.
- Areas of Study at UCSB: History of Religions, Medieval and Modern Islamic Traditions, Medieval Christian Culture, History of Muslim Spain, Arabic Literary Traditions, Comparative Religion: Islam and Christianity.
- Title of Master’s Thesis: “Santiago Matamoros and the Codex Calixtinus: Anti-Islamic Apocalypticism in Medieval Christian Spain.”
- Title of Doctoral Dissertation: “The Boundaries of Sin and Communal Identity: Muslim and Christian Preaching and the Transmission of Cultural Identity in Medieval Iberia and the Maghreb (12th to 15th Centuries).”
- Current Employment: Juan de la Cierva Academic Researcher on Medieval Christian and Muslim Spain, Department of History, Instituto Milà i Fontanals, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Barcelona, Spain.