Dr. Baxer is President of the United Nations Association of Connecticut, previously Executive Director of the Intercultural Institute of Connecticut and US representative to the United Nations for the London based NGO, Strategies for Peace.
He holds Doctorates in psychology and theology, along with advanced degrees in philosophy and sociology, having studied at the Gregorian University, Oxford University, Graduate Theological Foundation, Harvard, and the Catholic University of America. He has led seminars and lectured internationally on conflict resolution and cross cultural dialogue, participating in international peace missions to Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nicaragua. He has traveled and spoken extensively in Europe, the Middle East, South America and the Philippines.
An ordained priest with the American Catholic Church, he has ministered in multicultural churches, directed a large inner city homeless shelter/rehabilitation center, and in Rome, Italy collaborated in the leadership of an international Church Order. His latest book, An Intercultural Life: is available in English and French. He lives with his wife, Barbara Bacewicz in Kent, CT.