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History & Religion Subject Matter Experts

Abrahamian

Ervand (Jed) Abrahamian
Subject Matter Expertise: economic status of Iran; Iran's relationships with the United States and other countries; Iran's political system
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Mitchell Cohen
Subject Matter Expertise:political ideas today, American politics, European and French politics, the Middle East and Israel today
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Vincent DiGirolamo

Vincent DiGirolamo
Subject Matter Expertise: immigration and labor; childhood and the press; history of New York City
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Johanna Fernandez
Subject Matter Expertise: race & ethnicity; Latinos & immigration; the economy; urban problems; criminal justice, death penalty; African American studies and politics; civil rights; contemporary and historical social movements

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Kenneth Guest
Subject Matter Expertise: the gentrification of Chinatown; second generation Chinese college students; religion in China and Chinatown; Chinese employment agencies and bus companies; inter-ethnic conflict; new immigrant entrepreneurship; role of religion in contemporary immigration; anthropology and global issues
Also Fluent in: Mandarin
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Peck

Jeffrey Peck
Subject Matter Expertise: the evolution of the german culture, the evolution of the Jewish culture, the Holocaust (80s union), anti-semitism, contemporary European issues, immigration in Europe
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Jared Peifer
Subject Matter Expertise:religiously affiliated mutual funds; individual interest in socially responsible investing; how religion influences charitable giving; determinants of anti-consumerism in America; religious attitudes and beliefs about the environment and global warming
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Plekon

Michael Plekon
Subject Matter Expertise: contemporary writers and their spiritual journeys, persons of holiness in our time and the modern search for holiness, social history of American religious traditions and communities, social theory and its connections with theology
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Carl Rollyson

Carl Rollyson
Subject Matter Expertise: biographical writing and information gathering, film and literary criticismm, biographies on historic and current icons, studies of American culture, American and European literature and history, trends in social media and celebrity following
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Root

Robin Root
Subject Matter Expertise: perception of HIV/AIDS worldwide, designing and implementing HIV/AIDS programs, illness-related stigmas, physician-patient interactions, faith-based organizations and HIV/AIDS, health and illness among overseas factory workers
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Taylor

Clarence Taylor
Subject Matter Expertise: teachers' unions and teachers' rights, race issues, civil rights in New York City, police brutality
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Waxman

Dov Waxman
Subject Matter Expertise: Middle East politics, especially concerning Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
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