Dr. Joan Beder is professor at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University and author of Voices of Bereavement: A Casebook for Grief Counselors. She has spoken at numerous conferences on issues related to bereavement and the death and dying experience.
Dr. Arthur Dobrin is the Leader Emeritus of the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island, certified by the American Ethical Union to perform marriage ceremonies. Dr. Dobrin is a Humanities professor at Hofstra University, where he teaches courses on ethics. He is the author of more that 20 books on ethics.