Faculty & Staff

Leadership Team

 

 

Todd M. Johnson, Ph.D., Director

Todd M. Johnson is Associate Professor of Global Christianity and Director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Johnson is visiting Research Fellow at Boston University’s Institute for Culture, Religion and World Affairs leading a research project on international religious demography. He is co-editor of the Atlas of Global Christianity (Edinburgh University Press) and co-author of the World Christian Encyclopedia (Oxford University Press, 2nd ed.) and World Christian Trends (William Carey Library). He is co-editor of the World Christian Database (Brill) and World Religion Database (Brill). (Click here to view/download curriculum vitae)

Contact: tjohnson@gordonconwell.edu

 

Gina A. Zurlo, Ph.D., Assistant Director

Gina A. Zurlo is Assistant Director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity and received her Ph.D. from Boston University in 2017. Her research focuses on the intersection between international religious demography, world Christianity, and the history of religious demography. She is also a Research Associate at Boston University’s Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs, specializing in Jewish demography. She is co-editor of the World Christian Database (Brill), the Senior Editorial Assistant on the Atlas of Global Christianity (Edinburgh University Press, 2009), and also contributes to the World Religion Database (Brill). (Click here to view/download curriculum vitae) (Send email)

Contact: gzurlo@gordonconwell.edu

 

Peter F. Crossing, Data Analyst

Peter F. Crossing's background as a professional forester in Australia has proven useful when re-applied to the task of tracking disciples of Jesus Christ in all nations. He has a Diploma of Theology (Missiology) from the Australian College of Theology at WEC's Missionary Training College and has gained further computer mapping and database expertise through work at the Sydney Centre for World Mission, the National Church Life Survey, and Mapinfo Australia. These positions led to a role as data analyst for the World Christian Database, from which came the World Christian Encyclopedia, World Christian Trends and now the Atlas of Global Christianity. He is married with two daughters and a son and lives near Sydney, telecommuting daily to Boston's Center for the Study of Global Christianity.


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