Fr. John Dear, S.J. wiki is a Jesuit priest, peace activist, lecturer, and writer of approximately twenty books on nonviolence, including Living Peace. His most recent book is A Persistent Peace: One Man's Struggle for a Nonviolent World (2008) - Foreword by Martin Sheen.
- Honorary Trustee, Dayton International Peace Museum 
- Advisory Council, Colombia Support Network
- Advisory Council (2007), Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking
- Advisory Board, Waging Nonviolence 
His website is http://www.johndear.org