Rogers Named to Working GroupOctober 19, 2011
Melissa Rogers, Adjunct Professor at the School of Divinity and Director of the Center for Religion and Public Affairs, has been asked to serve as a member of a subgroup of the State Department’s Religion and Foreign Policy Working Group. This group is part of Secretary Hilllary Clinton’s recently launched Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society.
Rogers has served in various roles centered around church-state relations, and Christianity and public policy. She has previously served as the executive director of the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life and in 2009, President Barack Obama appointed her chair of the first Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Rogers has also been recognized by the National Journal as one of the church-state experts “politicians will call on when they get serious about addressing an important public policy issue.”
Read more about the launch of the Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society here.
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by Mark Batten, School of Divinity, Communications
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