Large Group (monthly meeting)

Faculty Conversation Series (Fall 2020)

Earlier this semester on Monday, August 17th at 7pm, we collaborated with the Carver Project to feature a panel of four Wash U faculty as they talk about their calling into academia, teaching, and research. As the fall progresses, each panelist will dive into greater detail about their most recent books.

September 3rd – John Hendrix
October 1st – S. Joshua Swamidass
November 5th – Heidi Kolk
December 3rd – John D. Inazu

Past Events:
August 17th – Panel conversation with all four faculty (YouTube )

Panelist Profiles

John Hendrix

Associate Professor of Visual Communications, Chair of Design
Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts
Author of The Story of Jesus, and The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler (Harry N. Abrams, 2018)

John D. Inazu

Sally D. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law & Religion and Professor of Political Science (by courtesy)
Washington University School of Law and John C. Danforth Center on Religion & Politics
Co-Author of Uncommon Ground: Living Faithfully in a World of Difference (Thomas Nelson, 2020), Author of Confident Pluralism (U. Chicago Press, 2016) and Liberty’s Refuge (Yale University Press, 2012).

Heidi Kolk

Professor Heidi Kolk

Assistant Professor
Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts
Assistant Vice Provost of Academic Assessment in the Office of the Provost
Author of Taking Possession: The Politics of Memory in a St. Louis Town House (U. Mass. Press, 2019)

S. Joshua Swamidass

Associate Professor of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
Author of The Genealogical Adam and Eve: The Surprising Science of Universal Ancestry (InterVarsity Press, 2019) and co-editor of Faithful is Successful (Outskirts Press, 2014).


To register for the next upcoming event (panel conversation), please fill out the form here and we will send you a zoom link soon before the event goes live.