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.

Isabelle Picciotti

Isabelle Picciotti is the assistant to the Director for the Center on Faith and Justice. Prior to joining the Center’s staff, Isabelle worked in campaign consulting. She is a recent graduate of Gonzaga University with a BA in Religious Pluralism and International Relations.

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.