Kenneth Strike is Professor of Philosophy of Education at Cornell University, where he has taught since 1971. His principal interests are professional ethics and political philosophy as they apply to matters of educational practice and policy. He is the author of numerous book and well over one hundred articles. Recent works include The Ethics of Teaching (with Jonas Soltis), The Ethics of School Administration (with Jonas Soltis and Emil Haller), and Liberal Justice and the Marxist Critique of Schooling, (Routledge). He has had an enduring interest in questions of religious liberty and schooling, as well as in liberal political philosophy as a lens for conceptualizing educational issues. His current work emphasizes the exploration of the normative aspects of school restructuring. He was distinguished visiting professor at the University of Alberta.