Tina Phillips– Editor-in-Chief

Tina Phillips is a social worker by day and writer by night. She lives in Berkeley, CA with her wife and five furry-children. She enjoys thrifting, cooking, gardening, walks with her wife and dog, social justice activism, and spending time with family and friends. Tina spends a lot of her time caregiving for family and friends and in a role as an advocate. Tina takes seriously the work of spreading messages of hope and transformation in many different forms.

J. Richard Marra — Assistant Editor

J. Richard Marra lives in Connecticut. He received his doctoral degree from Cornell University in 1977, majoring in musical composition and the history of music theory. While on the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of Music, he served as the coordinator of the Department of Music Theory and completed graduate work at Johns Hopkins University, majoring in the philosophy of science. He is a member of the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Philosophy of Science Association. In addition to his published work in music theory, he also writes on socialist and Buddhist topics, with articles appearing on The Socialist, the Secular Buddhist Association, and The Hampton Institute websites.