Robert P. Jones is the founding CEO of PRRI and a leading scholar and commentator on religion and
politics. He is the author of
The End of White Christian America, two other books, and numerous peer-review
articles on religion and public policy. Jones writes a column for
The Atlantic online on politics and culture and
appears regularly on
Interfaith Voices, the nation’s leading religion news-magazine on public radio. He is
frequently featured in major national media such as MSNBC, CNN, NPR, The New York Times,
Washington Post, and others.
Dr. Jones serves as the Co-Chair of the national steering committee for the
Religion and Politics Section at the American Academy of Religion and is a member of the editorial boards
for the Journal of the American Academy of Religion and for Politics and Religion, a journal of the American
Political Science Association.
He holds a Ph.D. in religion from Emory University and a M.Div. from
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.