Daniel Dreisbach

Daniel L. Dreisbach

Daniel L. Dreisbach is a professor of justice, law, and society at American University. His books include The Sacred Rights of Conscience (Liberty Fund, 2009), The Forgotten Founders on Religion and Public Life (University of Notre Dame Press, 2009), and Thomas Jefferson and the Wall of Separation between Church and State (New York University Press, 2002). As a Rhodes Scholar, he earned a D. Phil. at Oxford University, and he earned a J.D. at the University of Virginia.

 

Gary Smith

Gary Scott Smith

Gary Scott Smith is a professor of history and chair of the department at Grove City College. His books include Heaven in the American Imagination (Oxford University Press, 2011) and Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush (Oxford University Press, 2009. He earned his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University.

 

Martin Medhurst

Martin J. Medhurst

Martin J. Medhurst is the Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Professor of Political Science at Baylor University. His books include Words of a Century: The Top 100 American Speeches, 1900-1999 (Oxford University Press, 2009), The Prospect of Presidential Rhetoric (Texas A & M University Press, 2008), Before the Rhetorical Presidency (Texas A & M University Press, 2008), and Presidential Speechwriting: From the New Deal to the Reagan Revolution and Beyond (Texas A & M University Press, 2003). He earned his Ph.D. at Penn State University.

 

Paul G. Kengor

Paul G. Kengor is a professor of political science and executive director of the Center for Vision and Values at Grove City College. His books include The Communist Frank Marshall Davis: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mentor (Simon & Schuster, 2012), God and Hillary Clinton (HarperCollins, 2007), God and George W. Bush (HarperCollins, 2004), and God and Ronald Reagan (HarperCollins, 2004). He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Pittsburgh.

 

Paul Kengor

Thomas S. Kidd

Thomas S. Kidd is a professor of history at Baylor University and senior fellow in Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion. His books include Patrick Henry: First Among Patriots (Basic Books, 2011), God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution (Basic Books, 2010), American Christians and Islam (Princeton University Press, 2008), and The Great Awakening (Yale University Press, 2007). He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Notre Dame.

 

Elizabeth Spalding

Elizabeth Edwards Spalding

Elizabeth Edwards Spalding is an associate professor of government and director of the Washington Program at Claremont McKenna College. In addition to a variety of articles on religion and the Cold War, she has written The First Cold Warrior: Harry Truman, Containment, and the Remaking of Liberal Internationalism (University Press of Kentucky, 2006). She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Virginia.

 

Kiron Skinner

Kiron Skinner is the founding director of the Center for International Relations and Politics at Carnegie-Mellon University, and the W. Glenn Campbell Research Fellow at The Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Her books include Turning Points in Ending the Cold War (Hoover Institution Press, 2008), The Strategy of Campaigning (University of Michigan Press, 2007), Reagan: A Life in Letters (The Free Press, 2003), and Reagan in His Own Hand (The Free Press, 2001). She earned her Ph.D. at Harvard University.

 

Richard Gamble

Richard M. Gamble

Richard M. Gamble is The Anna Margaret Ross Chair of History and Political Science at Hillsdale College and director of the honors program. His books include In Search of the City on a Hill: The Making and Unmaking of an American Myth (Continuum Publishers, 2012), The Great Tradition: Classic Readings on What It Means to Be an Educated Human Being (Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2007), and The War for Righteousness: Progressive Christianity, the Great War and the Rise of the Messianic Nation (Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2003). He earned his Ph.D. at the University of South Carolina.