Category: Faculty

Jean Parker

Dr. Jean Parker earned her Ph.D. in the management of technology and innovation from the Da Vinci Institute of Johannesburg, South Africa. Her doctoral research was on emergency preparedness learning through community radio in North Indian villages. In addition to

The Story of Stuff—A Bahá’í-Inspired Program for Youth

by Christine Muller The well-being of any segment of humanity is connected with the well-being of the whole. When economic gain is pursued without regard for how the natural environment is affected, for instance, all are impacted. ————————Bahá’í International Community

Mikhail Sergeev, “The Issue of Self-Identity in Transhumanism and Bahá’í Writings”

Sunday, January 13, 2019, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk Transhumanism or H+ is an intellectual and cultural movement whose ultimate goal is to achieve “singularity” – the merging of human

Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis

Dr. Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis is Professor of English, Black World Studies, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She earned her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Etter-Lewis teaches a variety of

Jalaliyyih Quinn

Jalaliyyih Quinn, M.F.A is a professional artist, presently living and working in Gallup, New Mexico. Her website is, Art, Science and the Soul. Quinn’s work seeks to visualize discoveries of science, physics and cosmology in particular and bring to

Grave of First African American Bahá’í in Washington, D.C., Found; Contribute to Her Grave Marker

A number of Bahá’ís in the Washington, D.C., area have found the burial place of Pocahontas Pope, the first African American in the Washington, D.C. Bahá’í community. Now the Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Washington, D.C., has announced the

Wilmette Institute Establishes Four Departments and Appoints Chairs

Establishing departments to oversee the Wilmette Institute’s many course offerings became a reality in September 2017 when the Institute’s Director, Dr. Robert H. Stockman, held a series of meetings with eighty part-time faculty to discuss the plan. Discussion focused on

Haleh Samimi

Haleh Samimi has a masters degree in Counselling from the University of Saskatchewan. She is also certified in Motivational Psychology, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Trust Technique, Mediation and Conflict Resolution, Focus on Integrated Treatment (from Hazelden), and Suicide Prevention. She has

Jenny Lockwood

Jenny Lockwood was born and brought up in the UK, though she has also lived in Nigeria, Germany and Switzerland. After graduating in German and Linguistics with Arabic, she spent the next twenty-five years raising four sons with her husband

Guy Emerson Mount

Guy Emerson Mount is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago and an instructor in the Department of History. His dissertation, “The Last Reconstruction: Slavery, Emancipation, and Empire in the Black Pacific” was also written at the University of

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