Michael Jerryson is a distinguished professor of religious studies at Youngstown State University. His most recent book is: If You Meet the Buddha on the Road: Buddhism, Politics and Violence (OUP 2018). Jerryson is the Director of the James Dale Ethics Center and co-founder of the Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence. In addition to his scholarly contributions, Jerryson has created and manages the Reporting On ALS website. You may follow Jerryson on Twitter @mjerryson and find more about his work at https://www.michaeljerryson.com.