Gregory Ellison II founded the non-profit organization Fearless Dialogues in 2013. In just 6 years they have worked with over 50,000 people worldwide. Fearless Dialogues provides safe space for seeing and hearing those who have been overlooked, forming unlikely alliances and engaging in hard conversations about difficult subjects like racism, classism, and community violence. Ellison is an associate professor of pastoral care and counseling at the Candler School of Theology. His research focuses on caring with marginalized populations, seeing pastoral care as social activism, and 20th and 21st century mysticism.