Robert J. Nash has been a professor in the College of Education and Social Services, University of Vermont, Burlington, for 48 years. He specializes in philosophy of education, applied ethics, higher education administration, scholarly personal narrative witing, and religion, spirituality, and education. He has graduate degrees in English, Religious Studies, Applied Ethics and Liberal Studies, and Educational Philosophy. He holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Leadership and Developmental Sciences. He is the founder, and director, of the graduate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Education; and he is the co-founder of the Higher Education and Student Affairs Program (HESA).