Roy Speckhardt has served as executive director of the American Humanist Association since 2005. He also serves on the boards of The Institute for Humanist Studies, the United Coalition of Reason, The Humanist Institute, and the Secular Coalition for America Education Fund. He served as deputy director of The Interfaith Alliance from 1995 to 2001.
Speckhardt holds an M.B.A. from George Mason University and B.A. in sociology from Mary Washington College. He is the author of Creating Change Through Humanism, available here through Humanist Press. He currently lives in Washington, DC.
Posts by Roy Speckhardt
On Friday, the US Supreme Court announced that it would hear arguments from the American Humanist Association regarding the unconstitutionality of a forty-foot-tall Christian... Read More
The following excerpt is from a speech given by AHA Executive Director Roy Speckhardt to the American Ethical Union on June 9, 2018. He... Read More
Today, LGBTQ rights have become the battleground in the US culture war between those clinging to discriminatory religious beliefs and a growing coalition of... Read More
The time is past due for progressive America to rethink its strategies. As the number of secular freethinkers has risen, they, along with people... Read More
The prospects of secular humanists who hold to positive, progressive, nontheistic worldviews are on the rise as the idea of being good without a... Read More
In a move disturbing to even the most cynical critics of the network, Fox News has begun to use the recent tragedy in Charleston,... Read More
How many people of faith take seriously the biblical admonition against public prayer—“Be careful about not living righteously merely to be seen by people,”... Read More