Faith and Citizenship in a Global Context

In this panel discussion led by Yale Law School Dean Harold Koh, activists, academicians and former diplomats covered subjects that included the international community’s inability to intervene in Darfur, citizenship in the face of globalization, and to what extent religion informs U.S. foreign policy. Panelists included Jennifer Butler, Executive Director, Faith in Public Life; Heidi Hadsell, President, Hartford Seminary; James Joseph, U.S. Ambassador to South Africa, 1996-99 and Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University ; Paul Lakeland, Professor of Religious Studies at Fairfield University; James Laney, U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, 1993-97; and Emilie Townes, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion and Theology at Yale Divinity School. (May 4, 2007)