Stephen T. Davis is a CGU Ph.D. in philosophy (1970). He is the Russell K. Pitzer Professor of Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College. Steve specializes in the philosophy of religion and Christian thought. He is the author and/or editor of fifteen books, including Encountering Evil (Westminster John Knox Press, 2nd ed., 2001), Christian Philosophical Theology (Oxford University Press, 2006), and Disputed Issues (Baylor University Press, 2009). He has also written over seventy academic articles and reviews. During his entire career at CMC, he has worked closely with the Philosophy Department and the School of Religion at CGU, serving on dissertation committees, participating in conferences, and occasionally teaching courses. In 1988, the Alumni Council of CGU awarded Steve the Distinguished Alumnus Award. In April, 2010, Steve joined five other American philosophers of religion for a week-long series of academic conferences with Iranian scholars at the University of Tehran, the University of Qum, and the University of Esfahan.