Micheal Wear is founder, president, and CEO of the Center for Christianity and Public Life, a nonpartisan, nonprofit institution based in the nation’s capital with the mission to contend for the credibility of Christian resources in public life, for the public good.
He has served as a trusted resource and advisor for a range of civic leaders on matters of faith and public life for the last decade, including as a White House and presidential campaign staffer. Wear previously led Public Square Strategies, a consulting firm he founded that helps religious organizations, political organizations, businesses, and others effectively navigate the rapidly changing American religious and political landscape. He is the author of several books on politics and faith in public life and frequently appears in national publications on those topics. Wear holds an honorary position at the University of Birmingham’s Cadbury Center for the Public Understanding of Religion.
Wear holds degrees in political science and government from The George Washington University in Washington, DC. He is Evangelical. Buffalo, New York.