David A. Valone is Associate Professor of History at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. His work focuses primarily on the impact of science in the modern world, particularly with regard to the issue of population control and the development of modern medical technology. He has edited five previous books: Ireland's Great Hunger, vol. 2: Relief, Representation and Remembrance (University Press of America, 2010); Ireland's Great Hunger: Silence, Memory and Commemoration with Christine Kinealy (University Press of America, 2002); Philanthropic Foundation and the Globalization of Scientific Medicine and Public Health with Benjamin B. Page (University Press of America, 2007); and Reverence for Life Revisted: Albert Schweitzer’s Relevance Today with David Ives (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008); and Anglo-Irish Identities, 1571–1845 with Jill Marie Bradbury (Bucknell University Press, 2008).David T. Ives is Executive Director of the Albert Schweitzer Institute at Quinnipiac University. At Quinnipiac he has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Latin American Studies, Political Science, Philosophy, and International Business. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the International Albert Schweitzer Association and a member of the International Steering Committee for the Arms Trade Treaty. He was the Executive Producer of the Emmy award winning documentary “Albert Schweitzer, My Life is my Argument,” and has been nominated for the Goi International Peace Prize.