Dr. Jon Ivan Gill is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Gustavus Adolphus College, USA, and an Adjunct Professor at Norco College, USA, teaching Philosophy and Religious Studies. He earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion and Theology from Claremont Graduate University. Gill has written multiple articles on religion, hip-hop, philosophy, and theology, and often lectures in these fields too. He is also a Hip-Hop musician and rapper. As Cross-Community Coordinator for CPS, Gill's main responsibilities are to foster fruitful working relationships between the Center and other movements, ideas, organizations, and centers of cultural life and expression. The purpose of this role is to co-create progressively evolving local and global contributions to the common good. Working creatively at the intersection of thought and practice, Gill leads initiatives on social justice, art scenes, interfaith youth efforts, LGBTQI discourse and praxis, and underrepresented socioeconomic and racial communities.