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Spring 2007, Vol. 34 No. 2



Iftikhar Ahmad is Associate Professor of Education at Long Island University, C.W. Post campus. He completed his graduate studies at Columbia University. His research on civic education and multicultural education has been published in Teachers College Record, Educational Studies, Social Education, The Journal of Social Studies, The Journal of Peace Education, and The Journal of Aesthetic Education. His new book Teaching about the Muslim World in Social Studies is being published by Temple University Press.

Alfiee Breland-Noble is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the AAKOMA Project at the Duke University Medical Center.

Francis Dominic Degnin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy & Religion at the University of Northern Iowa, where he teaches and serves the community in medical ethics. His research interests encompass philosophy and the humanities, with particular interest in medical ethics, questions of death & dying, and the application of Emmanuel Levinasí thought to basic human and ethical questions. He earned six college degrees, including a Doctorate in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University, a Masterís in Philosophy from Villanova University, a Masterís in Pastoral Ministry from Seattle University, and undergraduate degrees in Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, and Mathematics. He also completed two years of full time clinical training at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.

Sarah Birmingham Drummond is Associate Dean of the Faculty and Assistant Professor of Ministerial Leadership at Andover Newton Theological School. She remains interested in the Programs for the Theological Exploration of Vocation and currently serves the Evaluation Project at Valparaiso University as an Evaluation Coach for several Programs.

Matthew A. Miller is a psychologist in the Professional Psychological Services Division of the Faith Church Family Care Ministry in Waterford, Michigan.

Douglas Neil is an Assistant Professor in the MA Counseling program in the Department of Counseling and Educational and Special Education at Michigan State University.

Amber Roberts is a psychologist with the Grand Valley State University Counseling and Career Center and is Coordinator of Group Services and Research.

Robert C. Spach has served as the Chaplain of Davidson College in Davidson, NC since 1993. An ordained Presbyterian Church (USA) minister, he received his M.A. from the University of Virginia, his M.Div. from Princeton Seminary and his Doctor of Ministry from Columbia Seminary. His articles and book reviews have appeared in The Sixteenth Century Journal and The Christian Century. He is married and has two children.

Robbie J. Steward is Professor and Director of the MA Counseling Program in the Department of Counseling and Educational and Special Education at Michigan State University.