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Alan Wolfe

professor, political science, Boston College

Alan Wolfe is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life at Boston College. He is the author and editor of more than 20 books, including, most recently, *The Future of Liberalism* (2009), *Does American Democracy Still Work?* (2006) *Return to Greatness: How America Lost Its Sense of Purpose and What it Needs to Do to Recover It *(2005), *The Transformation of American Religion: How We actually Live our Faith* (2003), and *An Intellectual in Public* (2003). He is the author or editor of more than ten other books including *Marginalized in the Middle* (1997), *One Nation, After All* (1998), *Moral Freedom: The Search for Virtue in a World of Choice* (2001) and *School Choice: The Moral Debate* (2002). Both *One Nation, After All* and *Moral Freedom* were selected as *New York Times* Notable Books of the Year. Professor Wolfe attended Temple University as an undergraduate and received his doctorate in political science from the University of Pennsylvania in 1967. Wolfe currently chairs a task force of the American Political Science Association on Religion and Democracy in the United States.