Katherine Marshall

Katherine Marshall has worked for four decades in international development focusing on the world’s poorest countries. She is a senior fellow at Georgetown’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs and visiting professor in the School of Foreign Service. She spent 35 years at the World Bank, in many assignments focused on Africa, Latin America, and East Asia. From 2000 to 2006, she was counselor to the Bank’s president on ethics, values, and faith in development. She holds various board positions including the World Bank Community Connections Fund, AVINA Americas, the Opus Prize Foundation, and the Washington National Cathedral Foundation, and she served recently as a trustee of Princeton University. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves as a visiting professor at the University of Cambodia. She is the author of several books and many articles, most recently Global Institutions of Religion: Ancient Movers, Modern Shakers, published by Routledge in 2013.