Noah Toly is Executive Director of the Center for Urban Engagement, Chair of Urban Studies, and Professor of Urban Studies and Politics & International Relations at Wheaton College. He also serves as Non-Resident Senior Fellow for Global Cities at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, where he had been named an Emerging Leader in 2011. He writes and speaks on urban and environmental politics and served as editor of the Routledge series Cities and Global Governance. In 2012-2013, he served as Senior Fellow at the University of Chicago’s Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion. In 2015, he was named the inaugural recipient of the Emerging Public Intellectual Award. Dr. Toly has served on the faculty of the Free University of Berlin's Center for Global Politics, the Steering Committee of the Thriving Cities Project, the research team for the Project on Vocation and the Common Good, and the Advisory Council of Together Chicago. He and his wife, Becky, have three children.