Along with his position at Candler, Dr. Timothy P. Jackson is a senior fellow at Emory’s Center for the Study of Law and Religion, a senior fellow at the Center for Ethics, and teaches in the Graduate Division of Religion. Jackson joined the Candler faculty in 1995, and previously held teaching posts at Rhodes College, Yale University, Stanford University and the University of Notre Dame. He was a visiting fellow at the Center of Theological Inquiry, the Whitney Humanities Center at Yale, the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton and the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics at Harvard.
In his research, Jackson focuses on moral philosophy and theology, particularly the relationship between secular and Christian conceptions of truth, goodness, justice, freedom and mercy. He has written three books, edited two, and contributed to many more.
Jackson’s work has been supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Lilly Foundation, the Metanexus Institute and Emory’s University Research Committee. He is a former board member of the Society for Christian Ethics, and served on the advisory board of the Institute for Research on Unlimited Love at Stony Brook University.