Thomas W. Seat II

PhD Candidate | Religion & Society

Thomas W. Seat II
Religion & Society

Tom Seat graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University’s John Wesley Honors College (BA, summa cum laude) and from Princeton Theological Seminary (MDiv), where he received the Jean Anne Swope and James L. Mechem Award in Christian Ethics. He then joined Teach For America, teaching developmental reading in St. Louis Public Schools before returning to Princeton Seminary for a ThM in Religion and Society. Tom’s research interests include political dimensions of 20th century missionary history, evangelicalism’s rise to political prominence in the U.S., methodology in the study of World Christianity, comparative religion, and the anthropology of Christianity. His dissertation examines relationships between evangelical Christians and U.S. government officials during the Cold War with a special focus on overseas evangelical missionaries.

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