Samuel K. Atchison

Non-Resident Senior Fellow

Reverend Samuel K. Atchison is a social entrepreneur with extensive experience working with faith-and community-based organizations, research intermediaries, and think tanks. He has served as a welfare policy analyst, social services administrator, researcher, social policy consultant and prison chaplain. He was the president of the Trenton Ecumenical Area Ministry, which served as a coordinating agency for the community outreach efforts of churches in Mercer County, New Jersey. Reverend Atchison is also an award-winning social commentator and has written over 400 articles on religion, race relations, public policy, poverty, crime and urban affairs.