Experts Guide — Ethics

Homelessness and poverty — World hunger — Religion and violence — Liberation theology — Development, human rights, and sustainability — Christian ethics — Moral responsibility, social justice, and public protest
Rick Axtell

Associate Professor of Religion, College Chaplain
B.A., Mississippi College;
M.Div., Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Expertise on issues of hunger and homelessness; former director of Louisville United Against Hunger and case manager working with homeless men. Has guided students to first-hand understanding of homeless shelters. Research on day laborers; public housing residents displaced by HOPE VI. Travel and study in Bangladesh, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua focused on sustainable development, human rights, and poverty. Honored as a teacher and a hunger activist.