Author Profile: Kishore Jayabalan


Kishore Jayabalan is director of Istituto Acton, the Acton Institute's Rome office. Formerly, he worked for the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace as the lead policy analyst on sustainable development and arms control.Kishore Jayabalan earned a B.A. in political science and economics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. In college, he was executive editor of The Michigan Review and an economic policy intern for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He worked as an international economist for the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, D.C. and then graduated with an M.A. in political science from the University of Toronto.While in Toronto, Kishore interned in the university's Newman Centre, which led to his appointment to the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations in New York. Two years later, he returned to Rome to work for the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace as the Holy See's lead policy analyst on sustainable development and arms control. As director of Istituto Acton, Kishore organizes the institute's educational and outreach efforts in Rome and throughout Europe.

On the Web

Blog posts by Kishore Jayabalan:

Pope Benedict’s Second Encyclical Is Out

Friday, November 30, 2007

Church and State: Do You Serve Two Masters?

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Can a free and virtuous society have nuclear weapons?

Tuesday, December 5, 2006

How about making it a permanent internship?

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

What Makes a Good Priest?

Thursday, May 25, 2006

Monasticism and the future of Europe

Thursday, March 23, 2006

The Growing Backlash against Globalization

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

St. Joseph and the Sanctification of Work

Monday, March 20, 2006

There’s No Such Thing As “Free” Education

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Moral Posturing on Africa

Monday, February 13, 2006