Joseph Prabhu is a Professor of Philosophy at the California State University in Los Angeles and the President of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy. He is also the author of "Human Rights in Cross Cultural Perspective" and "Liberating Gandhi: Community, Empire, and a Culture of Peace" (forthcoming). He is a Trustee of the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions. A former Senior Fellow at the Harvard Center for World Religions, Joseph has written numerous articles, books, and lectures throughout the world. He studied at Cambridge University and was one of Mother Teresa's first altar boys when he grew up in India.