email@example.com | 817-257-4509 Co-Director of Soul RepairRev. Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock is Research Professor in Theology and Culture and Founding Co-Director of the Soul Repair Center and a Commissioned Minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She has been founding director of Faith Voices for the Common Good since 2004 and was a senior consulting editor in religion at The New Press from 2006-2008. From 2001-2002, she was a Fellow at the Harvard Divinity School Center for Values in Public Life, and from 1997-2001, she directed the Fellowship Program at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, an advanced research institute for outstanding scholars, artists, humanitarian leaders, and scientists. She was on the strategic planning team that organized the Radcliffe-Harvard merger in 1999. Before her time at Harvard, Dr. Brock taught religion and women’s studies for 18 years at a number of colleges and universities, including holding the Endowed Chair in the Humanities at Hamline University from 1990-1997. A native of Fukuoka, Japan, Dr. Brock is the daughter of a veteran of the Korean War and the stepdaughter of a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the Vietnam War, and she was raised in a military family. She is the first Asian American woman ever to earn a doctorate in theology (Claremont Graduate University, 1988) and the first ever to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Religion (AAR). In December 2008, she and Dr. Gabriella Lettini began work on the Truth Commission on Conscience in War (www.conscienceinwar.org), which, in November 2010, recommended extensive public education on moral injury. An award-winning author, she and Dr. Lettini co-authored Soul Repair: Recovery from Moral Injury After War (Beacon, 2012).