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John J. DiIulio


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John J. DiIulio, Jr. is the Frederic Fox Leadership Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and faculty director of the Fox Leadership Program and the Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society (PRRUCS). Prior to Penn, he was a Princeton University professor in the Woodrow Wilson School. He is a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and has directed research centers at several leading think tanks. He has developed mentoring, literacy, and other public-private programs that benefit low-income communities. DiIulio served as assistant to President George W. Bush and first director of the White House Office of Faith-Based Initiatives; he assisted the Obama administration in reconstituting that office. His numerous publications include a leading textbook, American Government (Cengage, 2016) and Bring Back the Bureaucrats (Templeton, 2014). He is a Catholic in the Jesuit tradition. He received his Ph.D. in political science from Harvard University.

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