Anne Klaeysen is an Ethical Culture Leader, certified by the American Ethical Union as clergy, and serving the NY Society for Ethical Culture. She is also the Ethical Humanist Religious Life Advisor at Columbia University and the Humanist Chaplain at New York University. Klaeysen is co-dean of the Center for Education of the American Humanist Association. She holds BA and MA degrees in German from the State University of NY at Albany and studied for two years at the Universitaet Wuerzburg in Germany. She also earned an MBA from Stern School of Business at New York University and a Doctor of Ministry degree in pastoral counseling from Hebrew Union College.