Julia Brennan has worked in the field of textile conservation for over twenty-five years. She worked for five years as Assistant Conservator for Exhibitions at the Textile Museum in Washington, and founded Textile Conservation Services in 1995.
Theodore J. Lowi was born on July 9, 1931 in Gadsden, Alabama. He and his wife, Angele, reared two children, Anna and Jason. He currently makes his home inIthaca, New York. Lowi obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University in 1954, and an Master of Arts and Ph.D. from Yale University in New Haven,Connecticut, in 1955 and 1961, respectively.
The challenges of growing black and female in apartheid South Africa has led Nontombi Naomi Tutu to her present as an activist for human rights. Those experiences taught how much we all lose when any of us is judged purely on physical attributes. In her speeches she blends the passion for human dignity with humor and personal stories.
Ron Rash's first published work was the collection of short stories, The Night the New Jesus Fell to Earth and Other Stories from Cliffside, North Carolina. The ten stories in this collection are told through the voices of a chicken farmer, a carpenter, and a man who has recently returned home to visit his mother.
For over twenty years Enrique Morones has been an effective and vocal human rights defender for people in need on both sides of the border, and for nearly that long he has been a regional and national advocate for border activists and organizations.
Matthew Fox is a prominent priest and theologian. He was an early leader of the movement known as Creation Spirituality, which ties together mystical philosophies with the wisdom traditions of Christian scriptures.