Dr. James W. Skillen

Posted in: Education/School Choice/Multiculturalism, Society/Family/Community/Religion

Executive Director , Center for Public Justice
2444 Solomons Island Road
Suite 201
Annapolis MD
Work Fax: (410) 571-6365
Email: jim@cpjustice.org
Home: (410) 263-1472
Website: http://cpjustice.org


Heads a Christian civic education and policy research organization advocating the equal treatment of all faiths in public life and working to strengthen the independent institutions of civil society.
Frequent speaker, writer and consultant on public-policy issues.
Currently working on a book on the foundations of democracy.

Academic Background

B.A.: Wheaton College, Illinois (Philosophy).
B.D.: Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia.
M.A.: Duke University (Political Science).
Ph.D.: Duke University (Political Science).

Publications or Presentations

Recharging the American Experiment: Principled Pluralism for Genuine Civic Community (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Books, 1995).
"Abortion Up, Crime Down?" Center for Public Justice Capital Commentary, August 16, 1999.
The Scattered Voice: Christians at Odds in the Public Square (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 1990).

Issue Specialities

Public philosophy, civil society, justice, pluralism, electoral reform, abortion, Christianity and politics, biblical theology and Christian philosophy, religious freedom, church and state, environment, and electoral reform.

Calvert Index

Education/School Choice/Multiculturalism