Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley (Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1978) is a Historian of Religions, specializing in Mandaean Studies. She has worked in several colleges and universities since 1975, and is Prof. Emerita at Bowdoin College. Prof. Buckley has published widely on Mandaean religion and is certified as an Expert Witness by the U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Immigration Review, on Mandaeans seeking asylum. Her scholarly archive is currently being cataloged in the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.