Staff & Supporters

Pluralism Project Staff

Claude F. Jacobs, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anthropology
University of Michigan - Dearborn

William McNeece, M.A.
Adjunct Lecturer of Sociology
University of Michigan - Dearborn

Hashim Al-Tawil, Ph.D.
Cultural Coordinator
Arab American and Chaldean Council

World Religions in Metropolitan Detroit Photographic Exhibition Consultants:

Paula A. Drewek
Professor of Humanities and Religious Studies
Macomb Community College

Kurt R. Metzger
Director of the Michigan Metropolitan Information Center
Wayne State University

Kenneth R. Gross
Director, Alfred Berkowitz Gallery
The University of Michigan-Dearborn

Joseph, T. Marks
Curator, Alfred Berkowitz Gallery
The University of Michigan-Dearborn


The Pluralism project at The University of Michigan-Dearborn World Religions in Metropolitan Detroit has been made possible with support from:

  • The Harvard University Pluralism Project
  • The University of Michigan Arts of Citizenship Program
  • The University of Michigan-Dearborn Diversity Grants Program
  • Mrs. Clover Downs
  • Dr. Michael P. Kane
  • Mr. Todd Moskovitz
  • Dr. Joyce L. Weiss
  • Mrs. Sheila Wright