Robert L. Ballard, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Communication at Pepperdine University. He researches adoptee identity, adoptive family identity and communication, and communication ethics. He is a Vietnamese adoptee and adoptive parent.Naomi H. Goodno, JD, is an Associate Professor of Law at Pepperdine University School of Law and Director of the Byrne Judicial Clerkship Institute. Her research focuses on the intersection of jurisdictional issues with social justice, particularly for children or victims of violent crimes.Robert F. Cochran, JD, is the Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law at Pepperdine University and the Founder and Director of the Herbert and Elinor Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics. He has written on diverse topics related to law, community, moral responsibility, and religion. Jay A. Milbrandt, JD/MBA, is an Assistant Professor at Bethel University, Minnesota, and Senior Fellow in Global Justice with the Nootbaar Institute at Pepperdine University School of Law. His books and articles focus on the intersection of global justice, faith, and adventure.