Area of Expertise: Civil Society, Media, Religion
Geographical Expertise - Region: North Africa and Middle East, North America
Field of Work: Non-Governmental, Religious Leader
City: New York
Continent: North America
Robert Chase is the Executive Director of Intersections International and works globally in the field of cross-cultural dialogue. Prior to Intersections, he served as Executive Director of the United Church of Christ’s Office of Communication, Inc.—the UCC’s historic media justice agency—and Director of Communications for the UCC serving its over 1.2 million constituency.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and New Brunswick Theological Seminary, Chase spent over a decade traveling across rural China, townships of South Africa, favelas in Brazil and the United States interfacing with diverse populations highlighted in his more than 100 documentaries.
He has produced/directed such award-winning social justice documentaries as Troubled Waters; Strong Roots, Fragile Farms; LPFM: The People’s Voice; and Call Me Malcolm among others. A published author and playwright, he is also a nationally recognized speaker on topics of faith, cross-cultural dialogue and reconciliation, and has been featured on CNN, The New York Times, and Associated Press.
- A New Article Series: Youth, Civic Engagement and Democratic Processes 294,413 views
- Somalia in Shambles 144,696 views
- Interview with Ali Gomaa, Grand Mufti of Egypt 60,916 views
- Immediate Reactions from Experts on Egypt 54,408 views
- Secrecy is the problem, not leakers 31,019 views