Dr. Metres is a professor of English at John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. A poet and essayist, his writing -- which has appeared widely, including in Best American Poetry -- has been called "beautiful, powerful, magnetically original." 9-17-2015
John Sexton is the fifteenth President of New York University, the Benjamin Butler Professor of Law and NYU Law School's Dean Emeritus. He is an author of the nation's leading casebook on Civil Procedure. 10-15-2015
Marcelo Gleiser is the Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy at Dartmouth College and professor of physics and astronomy. He olds a Ph.D. in theoretical and mathematical physics from Kings College in 1986. He is a theoretical physicist specializing in cosmology and high energy physics, complexity theory and astrobiology. 3-6-2016
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Maureen H. O'Connell is the Department Chair of Religion at La Salle University and an associate professor of Christian ethics. She holds a Ph.D. in theological ethics from Boston College. Her current research project explores racial identity formation, racism and racial justice in Catholic institutions of higher education. Prior to her current position, she was an associate professor of Christian ethics at Fordham University. 2-28-2016
As founder and Executive Director of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention and security program in Los Angeles County, Fr. Boyle has dedicated his life to helping LA's most marginalized inidviduals find a place in society. The impact of Fr. Boyle's work has been profound and Homeboy Industries continues to be upheld as a model for reforming gang associations across the nation. Fr. Boyle is a nationally renowned speaker, as an acknowledged expert on gangs and intervention approaches. 3-26-2015
Dr. Elizabeth A. Dreyer is professor emerita of Religious Studies at Fairfield University and an adjunct professor at Hartford Seminary. Dr. Dreyer lectures widely on the Chirstian tradition, especially medieval mysticism and contemporary lay spirituality. 2-15-2015
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