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Robert Barylski
Peter Bergen
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William Davison
Thomas DeFrank
Jeffrey Gedmin
Russel Honoré
Brian Hook
Margaret Jay
David Lampton
Robert Lieber
Mark Lowenthal
Susan MacManus
Bob McClure
Mohsen Milani
Thomas Nichols
Charles Ray
Richard Jones
Robert Jones
Dennis Ross
Charles Schudson
Peter Singer
John Sinnott
Angela Stent
Jeremi Suri
Martin Walker

Robert Jones

Robert Jones

Dr. Robert Jones is the CEO and founder of the Public Religion Research Institute, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting independent research into religion, culture, and public policy. He served as co-chair of the national steering committee for the Religion and Politics Sections of the American Academy of Religion.

Dr. Jones has served as a consultant and research fellow at several think tanks in Washington, D.C. He is the author of The End of White Christian America (2016), which examines the changes in U.S. demographics and religion and the impact on the social values. It won the 2019 Graemeyer Award in religion.

Dr. Jones holds a B.S. in Computing Science and Mathematics from Mississippi College, a M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in religion from Emory University where he specialized in the sociology of religion, politics and religious ethics.