Who We Are

Affiliations listed for identification only.

Greg Forster is the editor of Hang Together; director of the Oikonomia Network at the Center for Transformational Churches at Trinity International University; a visiting assistant professor of faith and culture at Trinity; and a senior fellow at EdChoice. He is the author of six books and numerous articles in both academic and popular publications, and a regular contributor to Jay P. Greene’s Blog, The Gospel Coalition, and other digital outlets. His writing covers theology, economics, political philosophy and education policy. He has a doctorate in political philosophy from Yale University.

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Peter G. Epps is a visiting assistant professor of English at Oklahoma State University, where he teaches literature and composition. In addition to teaching English in Texas, Japan, and Oklahoma, he has published and presented in Religion & Literature Studies, 19th Century British Poetry, and “Weird Tales” and related genre fiction, as well as his own verse.

Connor Ewing is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Government at the University of Texas—Austin. In his academic pursuits he focuses on American political thought and constitutional theory, variously engaging with questions about federalism, conflict between branches and levels of government, and the relationship of law and politics in a constitutional democracy. In his non-academic career, Connor has worked in the Wisconsin State Legislature and the think tanks of Washington, DC; he has also acquired research and professional experience in the philanthropic realm, working for both a family foundation and a nonprofit concerned with promoting and improving private giving. An alumnus of the Fellowship Program of the John Jay Institute (’08), Mr. Ewing holds a B.A. in political science and philosophy from the University of Wisconsin—Madison and an M.A. in Social Sciences, with concentrations in law and political science, from the University of Chicago.

Kyle Ferguson is a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and an ordained Pastor in the Presbyterian Church in America. He currently serves as pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Roanoake, Va. Kyle seeks to encourage Christians to engage and transform their culture by their presence, proclamation of the Truth, and positive action rather than withdraw from culture and critique cultural norms without being truly involved.

Karen Taliaferro is a Ph.D. candidate in political theory at Georgetown University, focusing on natural law and human rights in Western and Islamic traditions. Prior to her graduate work, she served as a peace corps volunteer in Morocco, where she has also studied Arabic as an NSEP Boren Fellow. Karen holds a B.A. in Political Science and French from Marquette University and has studied at Northwestern University and the John Jay Institute for Faith, Society and Law.

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