Dr. Jonathan Reyes
Dr. Jonathan J. Reyes is the executive director of the Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. He studied European history as a Rackham Fellow at University of Michigan. He earned his doctorate in European history at the University of Notre Dame, where he wrote his dissertation on the historical vision of Christopher Dawson. In 2009, Dr. Reyes became the President/CEO of Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Denver. In 2005, he co-founded the Augustine Institute, a graduate program devoted to Catholic theological studies and leadership training. He served as the institution’s first president, as well as FOCUS’ vice president for ministry and formation. Furthermore, Dr. Reyes taught in the history department at Christendom College in Front Royal, Va., where he served two years as vice president for academic affairs.