a journal of analysis and comment
advancing public understanding of religion and education
Spring 2002, Vol. 29 No. 1
is Founder and Chairman of the Board of Prison Fellowship.
He was Special Counsel to President Richard M. Nixon from 1969-73.
Paul Geisert holds
a Ph.D in Instructional Systems and was formerly a professor of biology and
education at the
E. H. Rick Jarow is
Assistant Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at
Stanton L. Jones
is Provost and Professor of Psychology at
Charles R. Kniker
is the Founding Editor of Religion and Education.
Formerly Professor of Education at
Jeong-Kyu Lee is
an Associate Research Fellow in the Department of Educational Policy Research at
the government-funded Korean Educational Development Institute, in Seoul and
Joint Professor of Higher Education Administration at Hongik University in
Seoul, South Korea.
Michael Lasater is
Associate Professor of Electronic Media at Indiana University South Bend.
He holds degrees in music from the Oberlin Conservatory and the Juilliard
School, and spent more than a decade working as a professional musician with
ensembles including the Metropolitan Opera, the New Jersey Symphony, and
festival orchestras at Aspen, Tanglewood, and Spoleto.
His training and degrees in video and communication are from Syracuse
University. He is the creator of a
number of national and international award winning video programs on subjects in
music and literature, with wide distribution and exhibition on public television
and in museum and festival venues. His
most recent work is in video/animation/sound composition.
Robert J. Nash
is in his 33rd year as Professor of Integrated Professional Studies at the
University of Vermont, Burlington Education 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 professional journals. 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.
Warren Nord is
the Director of the Humanities and Human Values program at the University of
North Carolina, Chapel Hill where he also teaches in the Department of
Philosophy. He is the author of Religion
and American Education: Rethinking a
National Dilemma and, with Charles Haynes, Taking Religious Seriously
Across the Curriculum.
Alan G. Phillips, Jr.
is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership,
Administration, and Foundations in the School of Education at Indiana State