List of Participants for the Bellarmine Forum

Maria Alderete is Assistant Director of the Center for Service and Action

Swami Atmavidyananda is at the Vedanta Society of Southern California

Remi Aubuchon is the co-creator of Caprica and show runner for Persons Unknown

Rabbi Michael Barclay is Director of Hillel for Campus Ministry

Victor Bell is the director of both Voices of Joy and Halel Gospel Choir

Bishop Gordon Bennett SJ is the retired Bishop of Mandeville, Jamaica

Venerable Kusala Bhikshu is a monk ordained in the Zen Buddhist tradition of Vietnam

J. Edward “Ted” Chamberlin, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, is University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto

Venerable Bhante Chao Chu is Abbott of the Rosemead Buddhist Monastery

John Coleman SJ is Charles Casassa Professor of Social Values

Elizabeth Conde-Frazier is Associate Professor of Religious Education at Claremont School of Theology

Dino Entac is Director of Resident Ministry

Derek Evans, an Associate at the Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University has led more than 70 international delegations dealing with human rights and conflict resolution

Rabbi Ed Feinstein is Rabbi of Valley Beth Shalom in Encino

Denise Folga is Director of the Office for International Students and Scholars

Deena Gonzalez is Chair of Chicana/o Studies

Rev. Dr. Gwynne Guibord is the Officer of Ecumenical and Interreligious Concerns for the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles

Barbara Hall is the creator of Joan of Arcadia

Rev. Dr. Phil Hilliard is Senior Pastor of Bethany Church of Alhambra

Jim Holmes is Visiting Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance

Grandmother Eneke-Alish Huaute, a Chumash elder, is the wife of Chumash Medicine Man Grandfather Semu

Amir Hussain is Associate Professor of Theological Studies

Andrew Jacobs is a journalist for the New York Times and director of The Last Days of the Four Seasons

Joseph O. Jewell is Chair of African American Studies

Rabbi Aaron Katz is Rabbi of Beth Shalom of Whittier

Marley Klaus, former producer of 60 Minutes, is the creator of California Connected

Robert B. Lawton SJ is the President of Loyola Marymount University

Michael Lee SJ is Assistant Professor of Theological Studies

Edina Lekovic is the Communications Director for the Muslim Public Affairs Council

Holli Levitsky is Director of the Jewish Studies Program

Debra Linesch is Director of Marital and Family Therapy

Edmundo Litton is Chair of Specialized Programs in Urban Education

Dorian Llywelyn SJ is Assistant Professor of Theological Studies

Dr. Laila al-Marayati is a Palestinian American gynecologist

Susan Merson, a Los Angeles based playwright, is author of Bounty of Lace

Thomas Michel SJ, former Director of the Jesuit Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue, is a Woodstock International Fellow at Georgetown University

Rev. Cecil Murray is the former pastor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles

Rick Nahmias is a Los Angeles based photographer

Wafik Nasry SJ is Visiting Professor of Classics and Archaeology, and Theological Studies

Laurel Ollstein is Visiting Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance

Michael J. O'Sullivan is Interim Dean of the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Rabbi Haim Ovadia is Rabbi of Kahal Joseph Congregation in Los Angeles

Peter Phan is Ignacio Ellacuria Professor of Catholic Social Thought in the Theology Department of Georgetown University

Ernest Rose is Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer

Jonathan Rothchild is Assistant Professor of Theological Studies

Judith Royer CSJ is Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance

Judith Scalin is Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance

Rebecca Sager is Assistant Professor of Sociology

Rev. Alexia Salvatierra is the Executive Director of Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice

David Sanchez is Assistant Professor of Theological Studies

Stephen Shepherd is Associate Professor of English

Rt. Rev. Alexei Smith is the Director of the Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Varun Soni is Dean of Religious Life at the University of Southern California

Saba Soomekh is Visiting Professor of Theological Studies

Wole Soyinka, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1986, is the President’s Marymount Institute Professor in Residence

Jihad Turk is the Religious Director of the Islamic Center of Southern California

Voices of Joy is the gospel choir of Loyola Marymount University

Robin Wang is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Asian and Pacific Studies Program

Henry Ward is Director of Intercultural Affairs

Steven Windmueller is Dean of the Los Angeles Campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

Roger Wolfson is a writer for Saving Grace

The Yaqui Deer Dancers are native peoples whose original lands ranged from what is now Northern Mexico to Arizona