Chris Stedman is the Interfaith and Community Service Fellow for the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard University and the Managing Director of State of Formation at the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue. Chris received an MA in Religion from Meadville Lombard Theological School at the University of Chicago, for which he was awarded the Billings Prize for Most Outstanding Scholastic Achievement. A graduate of Augsburg College with a summa cum laude B.A. in Religion, Chris is the founder and author of the blog NonProphet Status. He is a panelist for The Washington Post On Faith, a columnist for The Huffington Post Religion, and his writing has appeared in venues such as The Journal of College and Character, Tikkun Daily, and The New Humanism. He is at work on a memoir about his experiences as a former evangelical Christian, a queer person, and an atheist for Beacon Press. Born and raised in Minnesota, Chris currently lives in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood, where he is regularly accused of sharing Sarah Palin's accent.