Distinguished Fellows

The Council of Distinguished Fellows is constituted of internationally respected scholars, professors, clergy and artists.

Leaders in the world of academia and the arts, members of the Council stand in support of the College, provide advice on key issues in the founding process, and participate in the vibrant and rigorous community of learning that will define the College once it begins instruction.

 

Kenneth G. Elzinga, Ph.D.

Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics, University of Virginia

 

Os Guinness, D.Phil.

Founder, Trinity Forum; Senior Fellow, East/West Institute

 

Thomas Howard, Ph.D.

Professor of English Emeritus, St. John’s Seminary, Archdiocese of Boston, MA

 

Walter M. Hooper, M.A.

Trustee of the Lewis Estate; former secretary to C.S. Lewis

Peter Kreeft, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy, Boston College and The King’s College, NY

 

George M. Marsden, Ph.D.

Francis A. McAnaney Professor Emeritus of History, University of Notre Dame; Scholar in Residence, Calvin College

 

Wilfred M. McClay, Ph.D.

SunTrust Bank Chair of Excellence in Humanities, University of Tennesse at Chattanooga; Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center, Washington, D.C.

 

Richard J. Mouw, Ph.D.

President and Professor of Christian Philosophy and Ethics, Fuller Theological Seminary

 

Armand M. Nicholi Jr., M.D.

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard University

 

Robert Orr, M.D., C.M.

Professor of Medical Ethics, Loma Linda University; Professor of Bioethics, the Graduate College of Union University, Albany, NY; Professor of Bioethics, Trinity International University

 

Reverend Dr. John Polkinghorne, KBE, FRS

Knight of the British Empire; Fellow of the Royal Society; former President, Queen’s College, Cambridge University; Founder, Society of Ordained Scientists

 

Robert Smyth

Producing Artistic Director, Lamb’s Players Theatre, San Diego

 

Edward G. Sparrow, LL.B.

Dean Emeritus, St. John’s College, Annapolis

 

Eleonore Stump, Ph.D.

Robert J. Henle, S.J. Chair of Philosophy, Saint Louis University

 

Earl F. Palmer, D.D.

Pastor Emeritus, University Presbyterian Church, Seattle, WA

 

Paul C. Vitz, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology and Senior Scholar, Institute for Psychological Sciences, Arlington, VA; Professor Emeritus of Psychology, New York University

 

The Most Reverend Metropolitan Kallistos Ware of Diokleia, D.Phil

Orthodox Metropolitan of Diokleia and Fellow Emeritus, Pembroke College, Oxford

 

Francis Warner, Ph.D.

Lord White Fellow Emeritus, St. Peter’s College, Oxford; Residendial Honorary Fellow for life, St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge

 

Dallas Willard, Ph.D. (b. 1935 – d. 2013)

Professor of Philosophy, University of Southern California; Senior Fellow, Trinity Forum

 

Jean Bethke Elshtain, Ph.D. (b. 1941 – d. 2013)

Laura Spelmen Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics, University of Chicago Divinity School; Leavey Chair in the Foundations of American Freedom, Georgetown University