a journal of analysis and comment
advancing public understanding of religion and education
Fall 2001, Vol. 28 No. 2
James S. Ackermanis Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
Kevin D. Cumings was formerly the Dean
of Student Life at Grand View College in Des Moines, Iowa. He now works in the
Jennifer Grant Haworth is Associate Professor and Faculty
Scholar in the Loyola University Chicago School of Education where she also
serves as Director of Graduate Programs in Higher Education.
Charles C. Haynes is Senior Scholar with the Freedom
Forum Education and member of the Editorial Board of Religion and Education.
Charles R. Kniker is the Founding Editor of Religion
and Education. Formerly Professor of Education at Iowa State University and
President of Eden Theological Seminary, he now serves as Associate Director of
the Board of Regents of the State of Iowa.
Shabbir Mansuri is Founding Director of the Council on
Islamic Education and member of the Editorial Board of Religion and Education.
Ralph D. Mawdsley, J.D., Ph.D. is a
Professor in the Department of Counseling, Administration, Supervision, and
Adult Learning at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio.
Robert J. Nash is in his 33rd year as Professor of Integrated Professional Studies at the University of Vermont, Burlington and a member of the Editorial Board of Religion and Education. His appointment crosses a number of areas, including Higher Education Administration, Foundations of Education, and Interdisciplinary Studies, and he teaches such courses as philosophy of education, character education, applied ethics, and religion, spirituality, and education. Trained as a philosopher of education, Nash has written over 100 articles, chapters, and monographs for major professionaljournals. He is also the author, most recently, of four books in five years, including two on religion and education. His latest book, published by Peter Lang in October 2002, is Religious Pluralism in the Academy: Opening the Dialogue. Nash’s forthcoming book, also published by Peter Lang, is due out in Summer 2002; it is a teaching memoir titled Spirituality, Ethics, Religion, and Teaching: A Professor’s Journey.
Keith O’Neill is Assistant Director of Student
Activities and First Year Programs at St. Xavier University in Chicago,
Nicholas Piediscalzi is Professor of Religion Emeritus at
Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at
the University of California, Santa Barbara.
P. Aaron Potter is a Lecturer in the Department of
English at the University of California, Riverside where he received his Ph.D.
in 2000. He is currently in the process of revising his dissertation, Holy
Dread: The Theology of Supernatural Literature, which articulates the
relationships between genre literature and spiritual exploration. His research
and teaching interests also include literary praxis and the intersections of
digital media and the humanities.
Charles J. Russo, J.D., Ed.D. is Panzer Professor of
Education in the School of Education and Allied Professions, Adjunct Professor
in the School of Law at the University of Dayton Education and member of the
Editorial Board of Religion and Education.
Lane V. Sunderland is Chancie Booth Ferris Professor of
Political Science at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. He has authored books
and articles on various aspects of the Constitution and Bill of Rights. He has
served as a U.S. Supreme Court Judicial Fellow and was Director of Educational
Programs for the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution. He has served
as an expert witness in Federal District Court and before the Attorney General’s
Commission on Pornography. Sunderland recently received the Caterpillar Prize
for distinguished scholarship, teaching and service from Knox College.
James K. Uphoffis Professor Emeritus of Education at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and the 2001 President of the Ohio School Boards Association.