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Maire Liberace

MAIRE MAIREAD LIBERACE

Inspired by her friends, who were pursuing careers in nursing, Maire Mairead Liberace obtained a nursing degree in 1958 and began her career as an administrator at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin. A health professional with the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin from 1960 to 1961, she is very proud of her early work in nursing, citing that she learned a lot from working with patients in an inner city hospital. In 1962, she came to the United States and began working as a health professional supervisor for the operating room at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, and later at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. During this time, Ms. Liberace began doing work organizing management programs across the United

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EMILY ROLFE GROSHOLZ

A dedicated professional, Emily Rolfe Grosholz, PhD, has been the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy, African American Studies and English at the Pennsylvania State University since 2017. Specializing in philosophy, she has published books on early modern philosophy, the history and philosophy of mathematics and science, philosophical rhetoric, African American philosophy and feminist philosophy. She is also a poet and literary critic affiliated with English and African American studies, and as a philosopher of science, she is a member of the Center for Fundamental Theory/Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos at the Pennsylvania State University, where she has taught since 1979. Dr. Grosholz has been an associate at the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh

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MARY VARNEY RORTY

With over 55 years of experience in her field, Mary Varney Rorty, PhD, is best known her for role in helping others teaching ethical uncertainty. She currently serves as a clinical associate professor, specializing in Aristotle’s philosophy and the new genesis. She has previously worked at the University of Virginia, the State University of New York at Buffalo, Ryder College, Douglass College, San Francisco State University and the University of California Santa Cruz. Additionally, she received a fellowship from the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics. Dr. Rorty obtained her Master of Arts in clinical ethics from the University of Virginia in 1994 and attended Johns Hopkins University in 1970, where she received a PhD. She obtained an undergraduate degree from

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ANNE RUSSELL MAYEAUX

When Anne Russell Mayeaux was 15, she learned about the life of Socrates from her professor of ancient history, inspiring a long career in the fields of philosophy and education. She started out pursing her interests at St. Xavier University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1965. Dr. Mayeaux furthered her education in 1975, when she obtained a PhD from Emory University. She proceeded to become a postdoctoral fellow and adjunct faculty at the Candler School of Theology in Atlanta before officially embarking on her career. ​ Well-versed in theology and religious teachings, Dr. Mayeaux has held a variety of positions during her time as an educator. She has provided her knowledge to students at Hinds Community College

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