Volume 2, Number 6 Authors and Contributors

Demetra Perlegas received a PhD in Physiology from UVA and works in Charlottesville, Virginia, teaching college anatomy/physiology and working for a start-up company.  She is the youth coordinator at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, a mentor to the current students of the UVA OCF and authors a blog entitled The Quiet Revolution .

Rev. Deacon Alexander Cadman is a 1999 graduate of Penn State University and a 2004 graduate of St. Vladimir’s Seminary. Upon graduating from St. Vladimir’s, he moved to Chicago to establish a campus preaching ministry under the auspicies of the late Archbishop JOB and was ordained by His Eminence to the diaconate a year later. In February 2008, he became the Chaplain of the Penn State Orthodox Christian Fellowship and serves as the Director of Ministries for HolyTrinity Orthodox Church in State College, PA, where he lives with his wife, Jennifer, and three children.

Michael Andrzejewski grew up in Somers, Connecticut.  His home parish is All Saints Orthodox Church in Hartford, CT.  He is a 2011 graduate from the University of Connecticut, receiving a BA in History. His is the immediate past president of the OCF chapter there and also served on the National OCF’s Student Advisory Board. He loves dinosaurs. 

Since 1997 Protodeacon Michael Sochka has served as the assistant chaplain for the Orthodox Christian Fellowship at Princeton University. Fr. Michael grew up on Long Island where his father, the late Archpriest John, was rector of St. Andrew’s Church in Dix Hills. He attended Yale University and graduated in 1986 with a B.A. in Religious Studies. He met and married his wife, Leslie Beres, while working and studying at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. The couple lives in Morrisville, Pennsylvania with their daughter Elizabeth. Protodeacon Michael also works for IBM as an information developer.