Jim Wallis

Jim Wallis headshot

Jim Wallis is the Director of Center on Faith and Justice and inaugural chair in Faith and Justice at the McCourt School of Public Policy.

Jim Simpson

Jim Simpson is Executive Director of the Center on Faith and Justice.

Steven M. Harris

Steven M. Harris is Senior Director of Academic Programs at the Center on Faith and Justice. Prior to joining the Center’s staff, Steven spent several years on Capitol Hill building coalitions and working on domestic and international public policy issues at the intersection of religion, justice, and human dignity. A Vanderbilt graduate, Steven holds an MDiv from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, an MA in religion from Yale, and an MA in religion from Harvard, where he is also a PhD candidate in American religious history and African American studies.

Kathleen Bonnette

Kathleen Bonnette is the Assistant to the Director and Events Coordinator at the Center on Faith and Justice. She also teaches theology here at Georgetown. Bonnette holds a Th.D. from La Salle University, and her focus areas include moral theology, Catholic social thought, Augustinian spirituality, and ecofeminism. She was the 2022 Imbesi Fellow at Villanova University’s Augustinian Institute and recently served as the Assistant Director of the Office of Justice, Peace, & Integrity of Creation for the School Sisters of Notre Dame, Atlantic-Midwest Province. Bonnette is the author of (R)evolutionary Hope: A Spirituality of Encounter and Engagement in an Evolving World, and you can find her scholarly writing in sources such as the Journal of Moral Theology and the Journal of Catholic Social Thought; for public opinion pieces, look for her by-line in America: The Jesuit ReviewU.S. Catholic, and Millennial.

Daniel Burke

Daniel Burke is Director of Communications at the Center on Faith and Justice. From 2013-2020, he was Religion Editor at CNN, where he covered breaking news, wrote essays, features and analysis, produced television segments, appeared on air, edited documentaries, and led coverage of major news events. From 2006-2013, he was an editor and national correspondent for Religion News Service. Burke graduated from a dual-degree program at Columbia University, earning an MS in journalism and MA in comparative religion. Before that, he attended Georgetown University, where a course on “The Problem of God” set him on the path to writing about religion.