"Religion & Development" Lecture with Professor Katherine Marshall of Georgetown University
Katherine Marshall, a visiting professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, will speak on "Religion & Development" as the fourth speaker in the Religions and Public Life speaker series sponsored by the Religions and Public Life Initiative at Duke University.
The six-part series features leaders who bridge the academic and faith communities. They will address the intersection of religion and social issues at local and global levels.
Marshall is also a senior fellow at Georgetown’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs. She is an expert in international development and has served several years in integral roles with the World Bank, including the role as counselor to the World Bank’s president (from 2000-2006) on ethics, values, and faith in development work. She is the author of Global Institutions of Religion: Ancient Movers, Modern Shakers (Routledge, 2013) and The World Bank: From Reconstruction to Development to Equity (Routledge, 2008).
The Religions and Public Life Initiative is co-sponsored by Duke Divinity School, the Kenan Institute for Ethics, and Trinity College of Arts & Sciences.