Florida State University Graduate, Christian Williams, and Character Clearinghouse Associate Editor, Josh Davis, sit down with Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington during the 2016 Jon C. Dalton Institute on College Student Values to discuss his work, activism and advocacy, as well as current events sparking student protests.
Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington serves as the President and Founder of the Washington Consulting Group, a multicultural organizational development firm out of Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Washington has served as an educator, administrator, and consultant in higher education for over 32 years and is the President and a Founder of the Social Justice Training Institute. He has also served as Visiting Professor at Salem State University. Dr. Washington serves as the Chair of the board for Many Voices, a Black church movement for LGBT persons; on the faculty of Camp Pride; and is a board member of Campus Pride and Beyond Diversity. He serves as a trustee for the American College Personnel Association. He is on the faculty of Lancaster Theological Seminary Summer Academy and on the board for Vanderbilt School of Divinity’s Creating Welcoming Churches project, as well as serving on the Advisory Board for the LGBT History Museum. Dr. Washington earned his B.S. degree from Slippery Rock State College, and dual Master’s of Science degrees from Indiana University, Bloomington. He holds a Ph.D. in College Student Development from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Master’s of Divinity from the Howard University School of Divinity. He is a writer, speaker, coach, consultant, teacher, and trainer. He has spoken all over the United States as well as in Canada and South Africa. Dr. Washington is a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the Co-Pastor of Unity Fellowship Church of Baltimore, shares his life with his partner the Rev. Sam Offer, and is proud grandfather to six and great uncle to five.