Religious Freedom and the Common Good

Presenters

Brief biographies of the presenters will be printed and distributed in your check-in packets. Click on a presenter to read their biography.

We continue to add presenters to the 2018 schedule. Please check back regularly for updates.

Keynote Speaker

L. Whitney Clayton

Presidency of the Seventy, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Michael Gerson

Michael Gerson

Columnist, Washington Post

Other Speakers and Presenters

Ossama Bahloul

Resident Scholar of the Islamic Center of Nashville and the founder of www.islamin500.org

Chelsea L. Bombino

Program Director, Sacred Sector, an initiative of the Center for Public Justice

Tim Brown

Tim Brown

Mayor of San Clemente, California

Angela Carmello

Angela Carmella

Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law

Kelsey Dallas

Kelsey Dallas

Religion Reporter, Deseret News

Tyler Deaton

Tyler Deaton

President of Allegiance Strategies

Bill Eskridge

William Eskridge

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at the Yale Law School

Fiona Givens

Fiona Givens

Author of The God Who Weeps,The Crucible of Doubt, and The Christ Who Heals

Terryl Givens

Terryl Givens

Author of The God Who Weeps,The Crucible of Doubt, and The Christ Who Heals

Emma Green

Emma Green

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Emily Hardman

Emily Hardman

President, Amicus Communications

Scott Jaschik

Scott Jaschik

Editor and Co-founder, Inside Higher Ed

Nathan Lewin

Nathan Lewin

Practices law in Washington, D.C., together with his daughter, Alyza D. Lewin, at Lewin & Lewin, LLP

Kristen Looney

Director, Religious Freedom Center, Freedom Forum Institute

Neill Marriott

Neill F. Marriott

Former Second Counselor in the Young Women General Presidency, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Terry Mattingly

Terry Mattingly

Senior Fellow in Media and Religion, The King's College

Imam Mohamed Magid

Imam Mohamed Magid

Executive Imam, All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Center; Chairman, International Interfaith Peace Corps (IIPC)

Erik Owens

Erik Owens

Associate Director, Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life; Associate Professor in Theology and International Studies, Boston College

Jacqueline C. Rivers

Executive Director and Senior Fellow for Social Science and Policy of the Seymour Institute for Black Church and Policy Studies; Lecturer, Harvard University

Rev. Eugene F. Rivers, III

Reverend, Activist, and Political Analyst

Dr. Bob Roberts, Jr.

Bob Roberts, Jr.

Senior Pastor, NorthWood Church

Bobby Ross Jr.

Bobby Ross Jr.

Chief correspondent and former Managing Editor, The Christian Chronicle

Kelly Shackelford

Kelly Shackelford

President and CEO, First Liberty Institute

Beck Taylor

Beck A. Taylor

President of Whitworth University

Michael Wear

Michael Wear

Founder, Public Square Strategies LLC

Walter Weber

Walter Weber

Senior counsel with the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ)

Linda K. Wertheimer

Linda K. Wertheimer

Author and Journalist