Green Festival Speakers

William Ayers


William Ayers, formerly Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), has written extensively about social justice, democracy and education, the cultural contexts of schooling, and teaching as an essentially intellectual, ethical and political enterprise.

His books include Teaching Toward Freedom; A Kind and Just Parent; Fugitive Days; (with Ryan Alexander-Tanner) To Teach: The Journey, in Comics; (with Bernardine Dohrn) Race Course.