Visiting Scholars

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Michael Jindra

Michael Jindra is a cultural anthropologist who focuses broadly on how culture influences social activity and outcomes. His research program currently centers on the relationship and tension between cultural diversity and economic inequality (internationally and in the US) and includes conducting local research on how nonprofit organizations help the poor. 

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Gina A. Zurlo 

Gina Zurlo received her Ph.D. from Boston University in 2017. She is Assistant Director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a Research Fellow at Boston University’s Institute on Culture, Religion & World Affairs. Her research focuses on international religious demography and the history of American sociology, including the application of quantitative methods to religious adherence. She is co-editor of the World Christian Database (Brill) and associate editor of the World Religion Database (Brill).
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