PARKER J. PALMER – BIOGRAPHY
Parker J. Palmer
Writer, speaker, activist, and Quaker elder
Parker J. Palmer is a world-renowned writer, speaker, activist, and Quaker elder who focuses on issues in education, community, leadership, spirituality, and social change. Parker holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley, as well as thirteen honorary doctorates, two Distinguished Achievement Awards from the National Educational Press Association, and an Award of Excellence from the Associated Church Press. Founder of the Center for Courage & Renewal, he has reached millions worldwide through his ten books, including Let Your Life Speak, The Courage to Teach, A Hidden Wholeness, On the Brink of Everything, and Healing the Heart of Democracy.