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
The following is adapted (with permission) from my presentation of the Humanist of the Year Award to Rep. Huffman at the American Humanist Association’s... Read More
Donald Trump is pushing the separation of church and state to the brink with his nomination of crusading Christian nationalist Judge Amy Coney Barrett... Read More
In the midst of this international public health crisis we should treat the novel coronavirus as a loud wake-up call for us to rethink... Read More
Margaret Atwood wrote in The Handmaid’s Tale that “nothing changes instantaneously: in a gradually heating bathtub, you'd be boiled to death before you knew... Read More
We find ourselves at a pivotal moment in American history—the kind of moment that forces us to take stock of our moral positions and... Read More
During the UN General Assembly in September, at an event dubbed a “Global Call to Protect Religious Freedom,” US President Donald Trump announced the... Read More
Americans today are thwarted on many fronts from achieving true democracy for all. Paramount are questions about the behavior of the commander in chief,... Read More