White House Author
Former Executive Director of the Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
Joshua DuBois is Former Special Assistant to President Obama and Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. In this capacity, Joshua helped direct the Obama Administration's engagement of faith-based and other nonprofit organizations around the country. One of President Obama's longest serving aides, Joshua previously served in then-Senator Obama's legislative office, and he led the Religious Affairs Department for the 2008 Obama presidential campaign. Joshua is a noted expert on the intersection of religion and public life, and his work has been profiled in The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN and elsewhere. He came to the Obama world after having worked on Capitol Hill, and was an Associate Pastor at a small church in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He received a Masters in Public Affairs from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School and a Bachelor's degree from Boston University. Joshua was raised in Nashville, Tennessee.