The PM Glynn Institute is supported by a distinguished International Board of Advisers, drawn from leaders from North America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East whose expertise ranges across law, history, higher education, sociology, public policy, interreligious affairs and political science.
The International Board of Advisers will serve as an important resource for the work of the Institute by developing international partnerships, supporting the Institute’s involvement in international research and project work, providing strategic advice on emerging public policy issues and priorities, promoting the work of the institute internationally and supporting the Director on matters within the areas of their experience and expertise.
Christine Myunghee Ahn is a Professor and the Vice President of International Affairs and the Director of the Centre for Psychological Services, Department of Psychology at Sogang University, Seoul. From 2011–15, she was the Director of Sogang University's Student Counselling Centre. She holds PhD in psychology and is a licensed counselling psychologist.
Helen Alvaré is Professor of Law at the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, where she teaches family law, law and religion, and property law. She publishes on matters concerning marriage, parenting, non-marital households, and the First Amendment religion clauses. She is a faculty adviser to the law school’s Civil Rights Law Journal, a consultor to the Pontifical Council of the Laity (Vatican City), an adviser to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (Washington, DC), founder of WomenSpeakforThemselves.com, and an ABC news consultant. In addition to her books and her publications in law reviews and other academic journals, she publishes regularly in news outlets including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and USA Today.
Francis Campbell is the Vice-Chancellor of St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London and a Professor of International Relations. He took up the appointment of Vice-Chancellor in 2014 and has recently overseen the launch of Vision 2025, which outlines St Mary’s plan for the future. From 1999–2003 he served on the staff of Prime Minister Tony Blair, first as Policy Adviser in the No. 10 Policy Unit, and then as a Private Secretary to the Prime Minister. He also served as Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Holy See and as Deputy High Commissioner in Pakistan. He is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the Day and writes regularly for national publications.
Pierre Manent is the Emeritus Director of Studies at the L’Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales and a teacher of political philosophy. He has published numerous books and articles on the history of political philosophy, and the political and spiritual history of the West. He regularly commentates on public debate in France, especially on the question of the relationship between the EU and the other member nations, insisting on the relevance of particular religious questions when it comes to understanding the situation in Europe, including France.
Father Wilson (Bill) Miscamble CSC is a priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross and a Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. His primary research interests include American foreign policy since World War II, and the role of Catholics in 20th century US politics and foreign relations, and he has published a number of important books and articles in these areas. Fr Miscamble also has interests in the areas of Catholic higher education and Catholics and public life and he lectures and writes on these topics. His study American Priest: The Ambitious Life and Conflicted Legacy of Notre Dame’s Father Ted Hesburgh is forthcoming from Image Books.
Consuelo Corradi is Professor of Sociology at LUMSA University in Rome. From 2013–18, she served as Vice-Rector for research and international relations. Prior to this, she was Research Associate at Brandeis University, Visiting Scholar at East London University and Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and from 2007–09 she served as Vice-President of the European Sociological Association. Her research interests include the changing status of women in contemporary societies and the post-secular age. She is the coordinator of the first Women’s Advisory Board of the Pontifical Council for Culture (Holy See).
Monsignor Thivierge is the General Secretary of the Pontifical Gravissimum Educationis Foundation of the Congregation for Catholic Education of the Holy See in Rome. In 2018, Pope Francis named him an expert in the Synod on young people. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Agency of the Holy See for the Evaluation and Promotion of the Quality of Ecclesiastical Faculties (AVEPRO) and in 2010 he was named President Emeritus of the International Catholic Centre for Cooperation with UNESCO. Monsignor Thivierge has received honorary doctorates and university, ecclesiastical and civil awards including the Legion of Honour of France. He has published books and articles in several languages.
Klaus Stüwe is the Vice President of the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany’s only Catholic university. He is Professor and Chair of Comparative Political Science and has published numerous books and articles on various political systems and topics including constitutional courts, political communication, public security, and family politics. He is the Director of the Center for Marriage and Family and serves as adviser for several organisations, including the German Bishops Conference.
Rabbi David Rosen, the former Chief Rabbi of Ireland, is the American Jewish Committee’s International Director of Interreligious Affairs. Rabbi Rosen is a member of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel's Committee for Interreligious Dialogue. He is an International President of the World Conference on Religion and Peace, Honorary President of the International Council of Christians and Jews, and the only Jewish member of the Board of Directors of the King Abdullah International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue. In 2005, Rabbi Rosen received a knighthood from the Pope John Paul II in recognition of his contribution to promoting Catholic-Jewish reconciliation and in 2010 he was awarded a CBE by Queen Elizabeth II.
George Weigel is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Washington's Ethics and Public Policy Centre, where he holds the William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies. The author of twenty-five books on social theory, history, theology, and public policy commentary, he is best known internationally for his two--volume biography of Pope St. John Paul II, Witness to Hope and The End and the Beginning. His columns, essays, and reviews appear in publications throughout the English-speaking world.
Sayeeda Warsi is a lawyer, politician and member of the House of Lords, and the first Muslim to serve in a British cabinet. From 2007–10 she served in the Shadow Cabinet as Minister for Community Cohesion and Social Action and in 2010 she was appointed by Prime Minister David Cameron as Minister without Portfolio and Chairman of the Conservative Party. She is Chair of the Baroness Warsi Foundation and a Trustee of the Savayra Foundation. Baroness Warsi is Pro Vice Chancellor at the University of Bolton, an Adviser to Georgetown University, Washington DC and Visiting Professor at St Mary's, London. Her first book, The Enemy Within: A Tale of Muslim Britain, was published in 2017.