The Rev. Prof. Dr. Robert A. Evans, Executive Director of Plowshares Institute, studied at the Universities of Yale, Edinburgh, Berlin, and Basel, and received his doctorate from Union Seminary and Columbia University in New York. He is a Senior Trainer for Empowering for Reconciliation and Peace, Indonesia; and Special Researcher for the Academy of Social Sciences, Nanjing, China. He has taught on the faculty of universities and seminaries in Uganda, Fiji, New York, Chicago and Hartford and has served as a Presbyterian pastor in congregations in Oklahoma, Alabama, Illinois and Connecticut. He leads intensive educational traveling seminars in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and is the author or co-author of a dozen books, including Pedagogies for the Non-Poor and Human Rights: A Dialogue between the First and Third Worlds.