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Charles Watson Jr., M.Div.

Charles Watson Jr., M.Div.

Faculty, Religious Freedom Center

Charles Watson Jr., M.Div., is a graduate of The Citadel. He received a commission into the U.S. Air Force and obtained the rank of captain. He is a graduate of Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology. His career led him to leadership roles as a consultant for DeWolff, Boberg & Associates, Inc. and at his position as the associate director of Education for the BJC in Washington. As a seminary-trained religious liberty advocate and educator, he routinely speaks across the nation including at Baylor, Bowie State and Hardin-Simmons universities and Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology. Watson has published articles in Ethics Daily, New Baptist Covenant, Report from the Capital and He is co-founder of the Ball-Watson Community Engagement Foundation, providing scholarships and tutoring to minority students at Jenkins County (Georgia) High School, where he attended.