Rev. Canon Dr. Jeff Bailey
Canon for Leadership Development
Jeff Bailey, Ph.D., is the Canon for Leadership Development in the Diocese of Christ Our Hope. Prior to this, Jeff and his family lived in England for eight years, where he enjoyed Arsenal, pubs, and the BBC, but never cricket. He taught political theology at the University of Cambridge, and later became the Managing Director of the Centre for Social Justice, a policy think tank in London focused on poverty and economic opportunity. He is co-editor of the Eerdman’s Reader in Contemporary Political Theology, and sits on various boards and advisory panels for organizations working at the intersection of faith and public life. He is a graduate of Duke University and the University of Cambridge, and he lives with his wife Alicia, a psychotherapist in private practice, and their three teenage children in Washington, DC, where they worship at Church of the Advent.