Katherine Marshall

Professor, Georgetown University

After four decades spent working on international development issues, Katherine Marshall is currently a senior fellow at Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and Professor of the Practice of Development, Religion, and Conflict in the School of Foreign Service. She also leads the World Faiths Development Dialogue (WFDD), a non-government organization that works to bridge gulfs that separate the worlds of development and humanitarian affairs and religion. She spent 35 years at the World Bank in operational leadership positions, and now serves on several non-profit boards including AVINA Americas and the Advisory Councils for the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) and the End Child Poverty Steering Committee. Her most recent books are Global Institutions of Religion: Ancient Movers, Modern Shakers, (Routledge 2013) and (co-edited with Susan Hayward) Women, Religion, and Peacebuilding: Illuminating the Unseen (US Institute of Peace, 2015).