Michael Cromartie is vice president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where he directs both the Evangelicals in Civic Life and Faith Angle Forum programs. His area of expertise includes issues at the cross-section of religion and politics.
Cromartie has contributed book reviews and articles to many prominent publications, including First Things, The Washington Post, Christianity Today, and World magazine. Cromartie has also appeared on numerous radio and television programs, including National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, NBC’s Evening News with Brian Williams, ABC’s World News Tonight, C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, and the PBS news program The News Hour with Jim Lehrer.
Cromartie is the editor of 15 books, including Religion and Politics in America; Religion, Culture, and International Conflict (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005); and A Public Faith: Evangelicals and Civic Engagement (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003).
A senior advisor to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life and a senior fellow with The Trinity Forum, he was also an advisory editor of Christianity Today magazine for 20 years.
On September 20, 2004, President George W. Bush appointed Cromartie to a six-year term on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, where he was later twice elected chairman.
Cromartie is a graduate of Covenant College (Georgia), and holds an M.A. in justice from The American University in Washington, D.C.