Fred Kammer, S.J.

Executive Director, Jesuit Social Research Institute

Office Location
306 Mercy Hall
Mailing Address
Loyola University New Orleans
6363 St. Charles Avenue
Campus Box 94
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 864-7747
Fax Number
(504) 864-7745
E-mail Address


J.D., Yale University; M.Div., Loyola University of Chicago

Short Bio

From 2002 to 2008, Fr. Kammer was provincial superior for the Jesuits of the New Orleans Province. He served as president of Catholic Charities USA, the nation's largest voluntary social service network, from 1992 to 2001. From 1990 to 1992 he was policy advisor for health and welfare issues at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. From 1984 to 1989, he was the executive director of Catholic Community Services of Baton Rouge, and he served as director of the Senior Citizens Law Project of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society from 1977 to 1983. A native of New Orleans, he has been a board member of Georgetown University and Loyola University New Orleans.