James D. Slack holds Ph.D. and M.A. degrees from Miami University and is a professor in the Robertson School of Government at Regent University where he directs the Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program. He teaches in the areas of public policy, public administration, and Christian foundations of government. Dr. Slack is author or co-author of six books and approximately 55 articles and book chapters, including seven articles in Public Administration Review (PAR), the journal–of–record in public administration. He won the national Laverne Burchfield Award for his PAR article, “The Public Administration of AIDS.” Three of Professor Slack’s works have been ranked in the top fifteen most important publications written in the area of “Workplace Ramifications of HIV/AIDS.” His latest book, Abortion, Execution and the Consequences of Taking Life, is in its Second Edition.