John J. DiIulio

John J. DiIulio, Jr. is the Frederic Fox Leadership Professor of Politics, Religion, and Civil Society at the University of Pennsylvania.  He has served as the Founding Faculty Director of Penn’s Robert A. Fox Leadership Program (1999-2018), and as Faculty Director of its Fox Leadership International (FLI) Program (2014- present), Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society (2000-present), and Partnership for Effective Public Administration and Leadership (2018-present)….He has advised presidential candidates in both major parties. He was the first Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives during the G.W. Bush administration, and he assisted the Obama administration in reconstituting and expanding that office. He is the author, co-author, or editor of more than a dozen books including a leading textbook, American Government, 16th edition (with Meena Bose, Matthew Levendusky, and James Q. Wilson, Cengage, 2016); Bring Back the Bureaucrats (Templeton, 2014); and Godly Republic: A Centrist Blueprint for America’s Faith-Based Future (University of California Press, 2007). In 2016, he launched a 5-year research and service initiative on elder care in China with Tsinghua University, and in 2018 he developed Penn’s first-ever international MPA program.  (From U Penn).