Walter E. Grazer is currently the Director of the Environmental Justice Program for the United States Catholic Conference, a position he had held for the past five years. Formerly, he served as Deputy Director for Migration and Refugee Services and also as Policy Advisor for Food, Agriculture, and Rural Development at the Conference. Prior to his service at the USCC, he directed the Social Ministry Program of the Diocese of Richmond after working for the City of Richmond's Commission on Human Relations and the Richmond Community Action Program. He is co-editor with Rev. Drew Christiansen, S.J. of And God Saw That It Was Good: Catholic Theology and the Environment. Mr. Grazer holds an M.A. in International Relations and an M.S.W. in social work and a B.A. degree in philosophy.