Faculty Profile

Todd C. Ream

Professor of Humanities; Executive Director of Faculty Research and Scholarship

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Ph.D.; M.Div.; B.A.

Born and raised in Southern California, Todd C. Ream serves at Indiana Wesleyan University as Professor of Humanities, Executive Director of Faculty Research and Scholarship, and as Senior Fellow for Programming for the Lumen Research Institute.

He also serves as the Senior Fellow for Public Engagement for the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and as the Publisher for Christian Scholar's Review.

Previously, he served on college and university campuses in residence life, student support services, honors programs, and as a chief student development officer.

As the Publisher for Christian Scholar’s Review, Todd hosts the weekly “Saturdays at Seven” conversation series with “Christian thought leaders about the academic vocation and the relationship that vocation shares with the Church.”

Todd is the author or editor of 19 books and is presently working on a book concerning the academic vocation and a series of books concerning Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.

Todd has also contributed over 190 articles, editorials, interviews, and reviews to a wide variety of journals, magazines, and newspapers including: About Campus; America; Christianity Today; Crux; First Things; the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette; the Hedgehog Review; the Heythrop Journal; Inside Higher Ed; Modern Theology; the National Catholic Reporter; New Blackfriars; Notre Dame Magazine; the Review of Higher Education; and Teachers College Record.


The Pennsylvania State University, 2001


Duke University Divinity School, 1996


Baylor University, 1993

Authored and Co-Authored Books

Ream, T.C., and Pattengale, J.  The Anxious Middle: Planning for the Future of the Christian College (Foreword by Mark A. Noll) (Baylor University Press, 2023).

Ream, T.C.  Hesburgh of Notre Dame: The Church’s Public Intellectual (Foreword by Leon E. Panetta) (Paulist Press, 2021).         

Glanzer, P.L., Alleman, N., and Ream, T.C.  Restoring the Soul of the University: Unifying Christian Higher Education in a Fragmented Era (InterVarsity Press, 2017).                   

Ream, T.C., and Glanzer, P.L. The Idea of a Christian College: A Reexamination (Cascade Books, 2013).

Ream, T.C., Herrmann, T.W., and Trudeau, C.S.  A Parent’s Guide to the Christian College (Abilene Christian University Press, 2011). 

Glanzer, P.L., and Ream, T.C.  Christianity and Moral Identity in Higher Education (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).

Ream, T.C., and Glanzer, P.L.  Christian Faith and Scholarship: An Exploration of Contemporary Debates (Jossey-Bass, 2007). 

Edited and Co-Edited Books

Ream, T. C., Pattengale, J, and Devers, C. J., eds.  Habits of Hope: Educational Practices for a Weary World (Foreword by Amos Yong) (InterVarsity Press, 2024). 

Ream, T.C., and James, M.J., eds.  Hesburgh of Notre Dame: Assessments of a Legacy (Foreword by Kevin M. Schultz) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022).

Ream, T.C., Pattengale, J., and Devers, C.J., eds.  Cultivating Mentors: Sharing Wisdom in Christian Higher Education (Foreword by Mark R. Schwehn) (InterVarsity Press, 2022). 

Ream, T.C., Olinger, G.J., and Pick, H.M., eds.  Come, Holy Spirit: Spiritual Wisdom from Fr. Ted Hesburgh (Foreword by John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.) (Ave Maria Press, 2022). 

Ream, T.C., ed.  Hesburgh of Notre Dame: An Introduction to His Life and Work (Lexington Books, 2021). 

Ream, T.C., Pattengale, J., and Devers, C.J., eds.  Public Intellectuals and the Common Good: Christian Thinking for Human Flourishing (Foreword by George M. Marsden) (InterVarsity Press, 2021).

Moser, D, and Ream, T.C., eds.  Campus Life: In Search of Community—Expanded Edition (Foreword by David Brooks) (InterVarsity Press, 2019).

Ream, T.C., Pattengale, J, and Devers, C.J., eds.  The State of the Evangelical Mind: Reflections on the Past, Prospects for the Future (Foreword by Richard J. Mouw) (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2018).

Moser, D., Ream, T.C., and Braxton, J.M., eds.  Scholarship Reconsidered: Updated Edition (San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2015). 

Ream, T.C., and Braxton, J.M., eds.  Ernest L. Boyer: Hope for Today’s Universities (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2015).

Ream, T.C., Pattengale, J.A., and Riggs, D.L., eds.  Beyond Integration?: Inter/Disciplinary Possibilities for the Future of Christian Higher Education (Abilene Christian University Press, 2012).

King, D.W., Glanzer, P.L., Hoekema, D.A., Pattengale, J.A., Ream, T.C., and Steen T., eds.  Taking Captive Every Thought: Forty Years of Christian Scholar’s Review (Abilene Christian University Press, 2011).