Robert Franklin, Jr.

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Reverend Robert Franklin Jr is the Presidential Distinguished Scholar of Social Ethics at Emory University. He formerly served as President of the Interdenominational Theological Center, the nation's foremost center of historically African American religious training and graduate theological education. Prior to that, Dr Franklin was a program officer at The Ford Foundation-where he was responsible for grants to African American churches engaged in secular social service delivery.

Dr. Franklin is author of "Liberating Visions: Human Fulfillment and Social Justice in African American Thought" (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1997).


Franklin is on the Board of Directors of Sojourners.[1]

Demos Involvement

In 2009 Robert Franklin was on the Board of Trustees for New York based think tank Demos.[2]

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