Volume 3, Number 7, Authors and Contributors

Dr. John Coroneus received his PhD in Molecular Biology and Biochemisty working on bionanotechnology. He also holds an M.Div from Holy Cross and and MS in Physics. He teaches physics at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

William Kopcha is a psychics and chemistry teacher at a Catholic high school in Connecticut. He grew up in Connecticut and Vermont. He attends Christ the Savior Orthodox Church in Southbury, CT. William holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and a Master’s Degree in Chemistry and Materials Science from the University of Connecticut. He is a past member and former president of the University of Connecticut Orthodox Christian Fellowship.  He is a frequent contributor to this blog.

Dr. Gayle Woloschak is a member of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA and a prominent scientist. She holds a PhD in Medical Sciences (Microbiology) from the Medical College of Ohio. She is a professor of Radiation Oncology, Radiology, and Cell/Molecular Biology at the Feinberg School of Medicine (Northwestern University) in Chicago, IL. She also serves as the Associate Director of the Zygon Center for Religion and Science at the Chicago Luthern School of Theology. Her very extensive CV may be accessed here

Matushka Manna Whitfield is a science and math teacher at the Buckingham Browne and Nichols School in Cambridge, MA. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from Princeton University and a Master’s in  Cell and Developmental Biology from Rutger’s University. She has been married for 19 years to Fr. Theophan Whitfield, presently the rector of St. Nicholas Church in Salem, MA. They have three daughters; Ayame, Miya, and Emi. 

Dr. 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