Laura Stivers is Full Professor of Social Ethics and Director of the Graduate Humanities program at Dominican University of California. She is the author of Disrupting Homelessness: Alternative Christian Approaches; Co-author of Christian Ethics: A Case Method Approach; and Co-editor of Justice in a Global Economy: Strategies for Home, Community, and World. She serves on the leadership team of the Marin Interfaith Homeless Chaplaincy and works with Standup for Neighborly Novato to promote affordable housing in Marin County, CA. She also gets students involved in the community through service-learning classes. In her academic discipline Laura serves on the Board of the Society of Christian Ethics and was a past President of the Southeast Commission for the Study of Religion.