Reverend Jim Wallis
Chair and Director, Center on Faith and Justice, Georgetown University
Rev. Jim Wallis is a globally respected writer, teacher, preacher, and justice advocate. He is the inaugural holder of the Chair in Faith and Justice at the McCourt School of Public Policy and the founding Director of the Georgetown University Center on Faith and Justice.
He is a New York Times bestselling author, widely recognized public theologian, renowned speaker, regular international commentator on ethics and public life, and host of the popular podcast The Soul of the Nation.
He is the founder of Sojourners, and is the author of 12 books, including America’s Original Sin, God’s, and Christ in Crisis: Reclaiming Jesus In A Time of Fear, Hate, and Violence.
He served on President Obama’s White House Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and is a Senior Fellow at the Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs.