Fr. Douglas W. Marcouiller, SJ, General Counselor and regional assistant for the USA Assistancy at the Jesuit Curia in Rome, is a delegate for the Society of Jesus' General Congregation 36. He previously served as provincial of the Missouri Province of the Society of Jesus. He received a bachelor's degree from Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, in public and international affairs in 1975; a master's degree in international relations from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1978; a Master of Divinity from the Weston School of Theology (now the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry) in 1986; and a doctorate in economics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1994. Before serving as provincial of the Missouri Province, Fr. Marcouiller taught economics as a professor at Saint Louis University.