Sarah Coakley researches the evolution of altruistic behavior, forgiveness and unselfish love at Harvard University. She is a professor of divinity at the University of Cambridge. She is the co-editor of “Evolution, Games and God: The Principle of Cooperation” (2013), which examines the evolution of cultural structures like religion.
Julia A. Upton is professor and provost at St. John’s University in Queens, N.Y. She is author of A Time for Embracing: Reclaiming Reconciliation.
Steven J. Sandage is associate professor of marriage and family studies at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minn. A psychologist, he is co-author of The Faces of Forgiveness: Searching for Wholeness and Salvation and To Forgive Is Human: How to Put Your Past in the Past.
Vince Waldron is professor of communication studies at Arizona State University . With his colleague Douglas Kelley, he is author of the scholarly text Communicating Forgiveness and the forthcoming general audience book Marriage Is For-Giving.
Douglas L. Kelley is associate professor of communication studies at Arizona State University , where he studies communication patterns in families and personal relationships. His recent published work has appeared in the Journal of Family Communication, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships and Communication Quarterly.With Vince Waldron, he is author of the scholarly text Communicating Forgiveness and the forthcoming general audience […]
Charles Griswold is a philosophy professor at Boston University whose most recent book is Forgiveness: A Philosophical Exploration (2007), which examines the nature of forgiveness and sympathy and their political dimensions.
Trudy Govier is an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Lethbridge in Lethbridge , Alberta , Canada , where, in addition to other duties, she continues to research trust, forgiveness, reconciliation, argumentation and conflict resolution. Her books include Taking Wrongs Seriously: Acknowledgment, Reconciliation and the Politics of Sustainable Peace; A Practical Study of Argument; and Forgiveness and Revenge.
Louise Desalvo is the Jenny Hunter Endowed Scholar for Creative Writing and Literature at Hunter College at the City University of New York. She is the author of the memoirs Crazy in the Kitchen: Food, Feuds and Forgiveness in an Italian American Family and the book Writing as a Way of Healing: How Telling Our Stories Transforms Our […]
Ellis Cose, a former contributing editor to Newsweek, is author of Bone to Pick: Of Forgiveness, Reconciliation, Reparation and Revenge and End of Anger (2011).