Leland Harper is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Siena Heights University. His research focuses on philosophy of religion and philosophy of race. He is co-author of Racist, Not Racist, Antiracist: Language and the Dynamic Disaster of American Racism (Lexington 2022), author of Multiverse Deism: Shifting Perspectives of God and the World (Lexington 2020), is editor of The Crisis of American Democracy: Essays on a Failing Institution (Vernon Press 2022), and is the editor of the Philosophy of Race series at Vernon Press. He is also the organizer of the Great Lakes Philosophy Conference, an annual international philosophy conference hosted by Siena Heights University. Leland grew up in East Vancouver, British Columbia, and earned his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Birmingham. In his spare time, he operates Leland Harper Consulting, a diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting firm based in Toronto.