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People: Staff, Authors, Contributors

The following people are UUA staff or have written UU World articles, WorshipWeb elements, or other material on UUA.org.

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  • Melissa James

    Dr. Melissa James, Congregational Life Field Staff in the Pacific Western Region, brings nearly 20 years of experience in faith-based ministry to the UUA. She earned her Masters of Arts from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago (LSTC) with a focus was on faith and justice. Melissa holds a...

  • Jennifer Joy Pawlitschek

    Jennifer Joy Pawlitschek is a New York City writer/performer and science nerd.

  • Paul Alan Bennett

    Paul Alan Bennett has an MA in Greek History from the University of La Verne, Athens, Greece, and a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He is affiliated with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon.

  • Melanie DeMore

    Melanie DeMore (she/he/them) is a Vocal Activist whose thirty-year career has been dedicated to teaching, lecturing, mentoring, conducting, directing, and inspiring children and adults about the power of song as social and political change. Learn more on Melanie's website.

  • Viola Abbitt

    Viola Abbitt is the part-time minister for two congregations in New York State: the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Poughkeepsie and the First Unitarian Society of Westchester. She is currently a member of the Journey Toward Wholeness Transformation Committee of the UUA, and the board of...

  • Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur

    Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur was chief executive of Azizah, a magazine for Muslim women. In 2004, she was an integral part of a national movement to give women space and voice in American mosques, and in 2005 she co-organized the historic woman-led prayer in New York City....

  • Nancy Ellen Abrams

    Nancy Ellen Abrams is coauthor with Joel R. Primack, of The View from the Center of the Universe and The New Universe and the Human Future.