William J. Byron, S.J.

Non-Resident Senior Fellow

The Reverend William J. Byron, S.J., is University Professor of Business and Society at Saint Joseph’s University. From August 2000 until June 2003, he was pastor of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington, DC. From 1992 to 2000, he taught "Social Responsibilities of Business" in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, where he held an appointment as Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Ethics and served as rector of the Georgetown Jesuit Community. From 1982-1992, he was president of The Catholic University of America. Prior assignments include service as president of the University of Scranton (1975-82), dean of arts and sciences at Loyola University of New Orleans (1973-75) where he also served as interim President, and various teaching positions in his field of economics and social ethics.