, Doctoral work, Comparative Religions, Northwestern University; Executive Director, Common Ground; Executive Director, Interreligious Engagement Project (IEP21); Project Coordinator, the Peace Council; author, Thriving in the Crosscurrent: Clarity and Hope in a Time of Cultural Sea Change
Lauri Kamm, Administrator, CG; BS, Business Management, Husson College, Bangor, Maine; licensed real estate broker; Certified Property Manager (email@example.com).
Laura Bernstein, MA, University of Chicago; rabbinical studies, Hebrew Seminary of the Deaf; leader and composer of interfaith chants; author of poetry and articles on spirituality; co-author of Healing the Jewish-Christian Rift.
Herbert W. Bronstein, regular CG faculty; Senior Rabbi Emeritus, North Shore Congregation Israel; editor, Liturgies for the Reform Movement; lecturer, Lake Forest College; scholar of comparative religions; Trustee, Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions.
Joseph Elder, Chair, International Interreligious Peace Council; Professor of Sociology and Languages and Cultures of Asia, University of Wisconsin-Madison; long active in non-official mediation, Quaker Peace Service (London).
Tom Hoberg, regular CG faculty; Ph.D., Literature, University of Chicago; Professor of English, Northeastern Illinois University.
Rosemary Hurwitz, MA, PS, Loyola University; twenty years experience in career consulting and in leading retreats for Discovery weekends; over ten years studying the Enneagram, receiving her certification in 2001; www.spiritdrivenliving.com.
Fatima Ahmad Imam, regular CG faculty; Ph.D., University of Toronto; M.Phil, History, Aligarh University, India; Assistant Professor of History, Lake Forest College.
Kenneth James, regular CG faculty; diplomate Jungian psychoanalyst in private practice in Chicago; he received his Ph.D., Northwestern University; Diploma in Analytical Psychology, C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago; holds the rank of professor emeritus after thirty-three years of university teaching; currently the Director of Student Services at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.
Carl Jerome, founding teacher, North Shore Meditation and Dharma Center; Lay Renunciate and Senior Dharma Teacher, Mid-America Buddhist Association; meditation teacher, Cancer Wellness Center, Northbrook; blog: http://northshoremeditation.blogspot.com.
Ellen Katz, MS, Columbia University and California State University; psychotherapist, co-producer and creator of the documentary/educational video, “When Healing Hurts: A Guide for the Codependent;” past consultant, children’s program, Betty Ford Center.
Jerrol Leitner, regular CG faculty; M.A., Theology, St. John University, Collegeville, MN; M.A., English, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL; retired; 40 years teaching English and Theology; former English department chair, St. Viator High School, Arlington Heights.
Jeff Mishur, co-owner of Art Excursions, Inc., providing art-related tours and lectures in Chicago and nationwide; member, Illinois Humanities Council's Road Scholars Speakers Bureau; has taught Art History and Art Appreciation at the university level for more than fifteen years.
Evan Moffic, regular CG faculty; Stanford University; Hebrew Union College; Senior Rabbi, Congregation Solel.
Ahmad Sadri, regular CG faculty; Ph.D., New School for Social Research; College Professor of Islamic World Studies, Lake Forest College; author of several books, in Persian and in English, including Max Weber’s Sociology of Individuals.
Isaac Serotta, MA, Jewish Education, Hebrew Union College; senior rabbi, Lakeside Congregation; past Rabbinic Vice President, American Reform Zionist Association; new president, Chicago Conference of Reform Rabbis.
Nancy Tuchman, regular CG faculty; Ph.D., Aquatic Ecology; Vice Provost and Professor of Biology, Loyola University Chicago; special focus on human impacts on aquatic ecosystems, global climate change, and environmental sustainability.
Pauline Viviano, Ph.D., Biblical Languages and Literature, St. Louis University; Associate Professor of Theology, Loyola University, Chicago; recently completed a commentary on the Books of Jeremiah and Baruch for the new Collegeville Commentary Series.