I completed my PhD in Theological Studies at the University of Toronto Wycliffe College in 2023, and I am currently serving in a postdoctoral appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology at Wheaton College.


PhD in Theological Studies, Systematic Theology (2023)
Advisor: Ephraim Radner
Committee: Joseph Mangina, John Berkman, David Novak
External Examiner: Mark Johnson (Marquette University)

MA in Systematic Theology
Summa Cum Laude

BA in Pastoral Ministry

Blog Posts



    Classical Theism for Protestants: Thomas Aquinas and the Future of Evangelical Theology. Co-authored with Thomas H. McCall. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, forthcoming.

    Edited Volumes

    Science and the Doctrine of Creation: A Handbook of Modern Theological Approaches. Edited with Geoffrey Fulkerson. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, March 2021.

    Journal Articles

    “Thomas Aquinas on Divine Beatitude, Freedom, and the Speech of Christ in Psalm 16:2,” Nova et Vetera 19, no. 1 (Winter 2021): 217–249.

    “Unearthing Paul’s Ethics: Douglas Campbell on Creation, Redemption, and the Christian Moral Life.” Journal of Theological Interpretation 11, no. 2 (Fall 2017): 259–276.

    Book Reviews

    Review of  Michael Allen and Scott Swain, eds., Christian Dogmatics: Reformed Theology for the Church Catholic, (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2016) in Trinity Journal 38, no. 2 (Fall 2017).

    Review of Engaging the Doctrine of Revelation: The Mediation of the Gospel through Church and Scripture, by Matthew Levering. Asbury Journal 70, no. 2 (Fall 2015).

    Review of Faith and Reason: Three Views (Spectrum Multiview Book Series), Steve Wilkins, ed. Themelios 40, no. 2 (Aug. 2015).

    Review of The Wisdom of the Christian Faith, Paul Moser and Michael McFall, eds. Themelios, 39, no. 1 (Apr. 2014).

    Other Publications

    “Adam, the Fall, and the Goodness of God: Introduction to the Symposium,” co-authored with Thomas H. McCall, Pro Ecclesia 29, no. 4 (November 2020).

    Guest editor with Geoffrey Fulkerson, Trinity Journal 39, no. 2 (Fall 2018).

    Conference Presentations

    “Divine Goodness, Classical Theism, and Isa. 45:7: Evaluating a Flawed Evangelical Proposal,” Wesleyan Theological Society annual meeting, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore KY, Mar. 2–4, 2023.

    “Scholastic Exegesis and Divine Deliberation: Bonaventure, Aquinas, and Suárez on Eph. 1:11,” Society of Biblical Literature annual meeting, Christian Theology and the Bible unit, Denver, CO, Nov. 22, 2022.

    “Thou Hast No Need of My Goods: Aquinas on Divine Freedom and the Speech of Christ in Ps 15:2,” Evangelical Theological Society, San Diego, Nov. 22, 2019.

    “Thou Hast No Need of My Goods: Aquinas on Divine Freedom and the Speech of Christ in Ps 15:2,” Graduate Student Conference: Center for Scriptural Exegesis, Philosophy, and Doctrine at Mundelein Seminary, Mundelein IL, Oct. 16, 2019.

    “God’s Good World: Aquinas, Kretzmann, and Dewan on Divine Freedom in Creation,” Evangelical Theological Society, Atlanta GA, Nov. 18, 2015.

    “Unearthing Paul’s Ethics: A Critical Assessment of Douglas Campbell’s Interpretation of Galatians 3:28,” Evangelical Theological Society, York ON, Mar. 21, 2015.

    “Ex bonitate Dei: Participatory Metaphysics and Divine Goodness in Arminius’ Doctrine of Creation,” Evangelical Theological Society, Grand Rapids MI, Mar. 28, 2014.


    “Wesleyan Dogmatics: Setting the Agenda,” Wesleyan Dogmatics Working Group, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore KY, March 2, 2023.

    Other Academic Events

    “St. Thomas Aquinas on Free Choice,” (seminar participant). Lumen Christi Institute, University of Chicago, 6.27.18 – 7.4.18

    “God’s Good World: Aquinas, Kretzmann, and Dewan on Divine Freedom in Creation,” Toronto Philosophy of Religion Work-in-Progress Group, Ryerson University, 10.13.15


    Evangelical Theological Society
    Wesleyan Theological Society
    Society of Biblical Literature

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