The symposium will address the critical transnational issues of migration and immigration by exploring the economic, political and cultural impact of the transnational movement of people and the reasons for that movement.
Dr. Strain is a Professor of Religious Studies at DePaul University in Chicago. He teaches in the areas of Liberation Theology, Socially Engaged Buddhism and their contributions to an ethics of peace and justice.
Tisha Rajendra, Associate Professor, Loyola University Chicago
Dr. Rajendra is an Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at Loyola University Chicago. She is the author of the recently published book, Migrants and Citizens: Justice as Responsibility in the Ethics of Immigration (Eerdmans, 2017).
Elizabeth Collier, Professor, Dominican University
Dr. Collier is a Professor of Business Ethics at Dominican University. She co-authored with Charles Strain "Global Migration: What's Happening, Why, and a Just Response" in 2017.
Susan Cheng, Ph.D.
Susan Mikula, Ph.D.
Patrick Polasek, Ph.D.
Fannie Rushing, Ph.D.
Robin Rylaarsdam, Ph.D.
Juan Garcia, (C17, Community Organizer)