Austin Dacey Ph.D.

Austin Dacey is Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities at Mercy College, for which he teaches critical reasoning, philosophy, and ethics at Sing Sing Correctional Facility. Previously he served as a representative to the United Nations for non-governmental organizations defending freedom of conscience and freedom of expression including the Copenhagen-based Freemuse: The World Forum on Music and Censorship. His work as an author and activist has been profiled by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, Voice of America, and Al Jazeera. His writings have appeared in numerous publications including USA Today, Dissent, and the New York Times.