Judith Bula Wise holds a Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr. She served on the full-time faculties of Columbia University and the University of Denver, where she was the Doctoral Program Director and went on to develop and direct the Trauma Response Certificate Program. She is the author of Empowerment Practice with Families in Distress, and the co-editor of the anthology Trauma Transformed. The first book received a Provost's award and the second was nominated for the Robert Wood Johnson Exemplary Publication Award. Both books were published by Columbia University Press. Wise's other awards include an Outstanding Professor of the Year award at Columbia University, an IREX grant to work with survivors of the Chernobyl nuclear energy disaster, and a Mayborn Fellowship in Biography. The biography, in review, features Edna Aikin Baldwin, an early twentieth century playwright and world citizen who lived and worked in Burma for ten years. She co-founded an intercultural organization still active on a global scale today. Judy and her husband, Chip, live in Colorado.