Angel Adams Parham is the Rev. Joseph H. Fichter, S.J. Distinguished Professor of Social Science and Associate Professor of Sociology at Loyola University-New Orleans. She loves history and is inspired by classical philosophies of living and learning that emphasize the pursuit of truth, goodness, and beauty. She shares this love of classical learning with her daughters and through Nyansa Classical Community, an educational non-profit which seeks to cultivate knowledge and wisdom to transform a generation.