Daniel José Camacho is an Associate Web Editor at Sojourners. Writing on religion, politics, race, and culture, he has previously been a Contributing Opinion Writer at The Guardian. His articles have appeared in places such as Christian Century, Religion Dispatches, Duke Magazine, America Magazine, ABC Religion & Ethics, TIME, and the Washington Post.
Born to Colombian immigrants and raised in Uniondale, New York, Daniel graduated from Calvin College with a B.A. in Philosophy. He also graduated magna cum laude from Duke Divinity School with a Master of Divinity (M.Div.).
Daniel has worked in multiple Christian congregations, at the Long Island civil rights non-profit ERASE Racism, and in Student Affairs offices such as the Center for Multicultural Affairs at Duke University. In September 2016, he participated in a peace delegation to Colombia to learn more about the armed conflict, the impact of U.S. foreign policies, and the ongoing peace process.
In addition to writing, he has presented academic papers at Princeton Theological Seminary, UNC-Chapel Hill, Rutgers University, and Fordham University, and he has presented at local churches on the topics of racism and peace.