Charles Howard

University Chaplain, University of Pennsylvania

The Reverend Chaz Howard, PhD is the University Chaplain at the University of Pennsylvania, his alma mater.

He is the editor of The Souls of Poor Folk, a text which explored new ways of considering homelessness and poverty, as well as the author of The Awe and The Awful, a poetry collection and Lenten Devotional, Black Theology as Mass Movement, a call to theologians to expand the reach of their theological work, and the forthcoming Pond River Ocean Rain, a small book about going deeper with a big God.

A son of Baltimore, MD he considers himself a God-son of Philly where he lives with his wife and best friend, Dr. Lia C. Howard and their three daughters.