Fr. David J. Collins, SJ, is a delegate from the Maryland Province for the Society of Jesus' General Congregation 36. He currently serves as an associate professor of history at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and as a vocation promoter for his province. A native of Washington, D.C., Fr. Collins' Jesuit training and doctoral studies took him to Philadelphia, Boston, Munich and Chicago, among other places. He returned in 2004 to join the history department at Georgetown University.