Dr. Ivan Satyavrata is the retired pastor of the Buntain Memorial Church in Kolkata, India. He also serves as the chairman of Kolkata Mission of Mercy. This organization, founded by Rev. Mark Buntain, includes a hospital and medical services as well as a school system for thousands of students. He also serves on the board of World Vision International.
Nearly 20,000 children a day receive meals and basic care through the auspices of this mission. Previous to assuming his current role in 2007, he served as president of Southern Asia Bible College in Bangalore, India. He plays an active role in evangelical theological education in India as Chairman of the Asia Theological Association in India, and exercises wider influence as Executive Director of the Euro-Asian Theological Association (EATA).
He serves on the governing or executive bodies of Union Biblical Seminary, South Asia Institute for Advanced Christian Studies, The Association for Theological Education by Extension (TAFTEE), and Oxford Centre for Mission Studies. He is also the chairman of the board of Southern Asia Bible College.
Adam J. MacLeod is Professor of Law at Faulkner. He is also a Senior Scholar and former Thomas Edison Fellow at the Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy at George Mason University and a Research Fellow of the Center for Religion, Culture, and Democracy. In 2012-2013, he was a Visiting Fellow in the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. He is co-editor of the fourth edition of Christie and Martin’s Jurisprudence (West Academic 2020) and author of Property and Practical Reason (Cambridge University Press 2015) and other books. He has published more than one hundred articles, essays, and book reviews.
Professor MacLeod writes and speaks about the foundations of private law and private ordering. He teaches courses concerning property, intellectual property, jurisprudence, private international law, and private law theory. He is an instructor in the James Madison Program’s summer seminar on the Moral Foundations of Law. He speaks at events hosted by groups devoted to public education such as the American Constitution Society and the Acton Institute. And he has written in the Washington Post, Washington Times, National Review Online, New Boston Post, Public Discourse, and Law & Liberty.
Professor MacLeod received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Gordon College and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School. After law school, he served as law clerk to Chief Justice Christopher Armstrong and Justice Benjamin Kaplan of the Massachusetts Appeals Court and to Chief Judge Lewis Babcock of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. He practiced law in the Boston area and has held appointment as a special Deputy Attorney General of Alabama. An Operational Auxiliarist in the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, he has served as a staff officer at the flotilla, division, and district levels and as State Liaison Officer to Alabama. Professor MacLeod lives in Montgomery, Alabama with the joys of his life, his wife and daughters.