Rev. James Burklo
Rev. James Burklo is Associate Dean of Religious Life at the University of Southern California (USC), where he also teaches a course in public policy at the School of Social Work. He was previously Executive Director of the Urban Ministry of Palo Alto, an interfaith nonprofit cooperation serving thousands of homeless people annually, and worked as the ecumenical Protestant minister for the United Campus Christian Ministry at Stanford University. He earned his M.Div. from San Francisco Theological Seminary and his ministerial ordination from the United Church of Christ. He is the author of four books, including Hitchhiking to Alaska: The Way of Soulful Service (2013) and Souljourn (2013).