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Kim Daniels

Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life

Kim Daniels is the co-director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life and an adjunct professor in Georgetown’s Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Kim is a member of the Vatican Dicastery for Communication and a consultor to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee for Religious Liberty, and has been a lead advisor to the Vatican, U.S. bishops, and Catholic organizations on issues where Church teachings intersect with public life, including immigration, human life and dignity, religious liberty, and care for creation. She is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Chicago Law School.


Phone: 202-687-1678

Speaking Engagements

May 25, 2022
Interview, Kim Daniels - What synodality means for the church, Field Hospital Podcast (U.S. Catholic)

March 1, 2022
Panelist, The Francis Factor at Nine Years: Synodality and Solidarity, Reform and Resistance, Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life

May 13, 2021
Lecture, Trusting the Church, Its Communication, and Its Communicators, Inspiring Trust Conference (Pontifical University of the Holy Cross)

February 26, 2021
Panelist, Refugees, Immigrants and the Pandemic, Integral Human Development in the Digital Age Conference (International Institute for Ethics and Contemporary Issues, the Ukrainian Catholic University, and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs)

February 7, 2021
Panelist, Healing as Church and Nation: Remembering, Recognizing and Reimagining the Common Good, Catholic Social Ministry Gathering

November 19, 2020
Presenter, Faith and Polarization in 2020, Council on Foreign Relations

November 17, 2020
Presentation, “Writing Editorials and Opinion Pieces to Contribute to Civic Dialogue”, Conference for the Major Superiors of Men

November 12, 2020
Panelist, Towards Fraternity: Reflections on Fratelli Tutti, Portsmouth Institute for Faith and Culture

May 5, 2020
Panelist, The Papacy Confronts Coronavirus, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs



Course Title: Pope Francis, Catholic Social Thought, and Public Life: Principles, Policies, Politics
Course Semester: Fall 2022
Course Number: THEO 085 - 01 
CRN: 38135