Pauline Hope Cheong (PhD, University of Southern California) is Associate Professor at the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication,
Arizona State University. She has published widely on the social implications of communication technologies, including religious
authority and community, and is the lead editor of New Media and Intercultural Communication.
(PhD, Aarhus University, Denmark) is Head of Communications at the Danish IT company KirkeWeb. He has published articles on
new media in relation to religion, Christianity and church especially in the Nordic context and has been an editorial staff
member at the influential website www.religion.dk.
Stefan Gelfgren (PhD, Umeå University, Sweden: MPhil, University of
Birmingham, United Kingdom) is Associate Professor at HUMlab & Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies,
Umeå University. He has published mainly on the relation between social and religious changes from the sixteenth century until
Charles Ess (PhD, Pennsylvania State University) is Professor MSO in the Information and Media Studies Department,
Aarhus University. He has published extensively in the areas of computer-mediated communication, Internet research ethics
and information ethics with an emphasis on cross-cultural perspectives throughout.