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Transgender Professor at an Orthodox Jewish University, The Assyrian Christian Army in Iraq
Joy Ladin (born Jay Ladin) is the first openly transgender professor at Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University.
Ladin received her Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2000, her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1995 and her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers, New York in 1982.
2nd hour guests:
Film maker and award winning journalist, Matt Van Dyke has won high accolades for his movie Point & Shoot winning Best Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival and produced Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution, winning over 100 awards. He traveled through North Africa and the Mid east by motorcycle from 2007-2011 and prior to that studied and graduated from the Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service. In 2014 he formed the security firm Sons of Liberty International which has been providing free military training to Christians fighting ISIS in Iraq.