A Christian Liberal Arts University, Est. 1846

Todd C. Ream

Professor of Higher Education
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  • PhD, Penn State University (2001)
  • MDiv, Duke University (1996)
  • BA, Baylor University (1993)


Prior to joining the higher education and honors guild faculties at Taylor University, Todd served on college and university campuses in residence life, student support services, honors programs, and as a chief student development officer. He contributes to a wide variety of publications including About Campus, Christianity Today, First Things, Gastronomica, Inside Higher Ed, Modern Theology, New Blackfriars, Notre Dame Magazine, The Review of Higher Education, and Teachers College Record. He also currently serves as a Senior Fellow for Programming for the Lumen Research Institute and as the Publisher for Christian Scholar’s Review.

Todd is the author of Christian Faith and Scholarship: An Exploration of Contemporary Developments (with Perry L. Glanzer, Jossey-Bass, 2007), Christianity and Moral Identity in Higher Education (with Perry L. Glanzer, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), A Parent’s Guide to the Christian College: Supporting Your Child’s Mind and Spirit During the College Years (with Timothy W. Herrmann & C. Skip Trudeau, Abilene Christian University Press, 2011), The Idea of a Christian College: A Reexamination for Today’s University (with Perry L. Glanzer, Cascade Books, 2013), and Restoring the Soul of the University: Unifying Christian Higher Education in a Fragmented Age (with Perry L. Glanzer & Nathan Alleman, InterVarsity Press, 2017).

Todd is also the editor of Taking Captive Every Thought: Forty Years of the Christian Scholar’s Review (with Don W. King, Perry L. Glanzer, David A. Hoekema, Jerry A. Pattengale, & Todd Steen, Abilene Christian University Press, 2011), Beyond Integration?: Inter/Disciplinary Possibilities for the Future of Christian Higher Education (with Jerry A. Pattengale & David L. Riggs, Abilene Christian University Press, 2012), Ernest L. Boyer: Hope for Today’s University (with John M. Braxton, SUNY Press, 2015), Scholarship Reconsidered—Expanded Edition (with Drew Moser & John M. Braxton, Jossey-Bass, 2015), The State of the Evangelical Mind (with Jerry Pattengale and Christopher J. Devers, InterVarsity Press, 2018), and Campus Life: In Search of Community—Expanded Edition (with Drew Moser, InterVarsity Press, 2019).

Todd is presently working on a series of books concerning Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.

Featured Publications
Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate
Authors: Todd C. Ream, Drew Moser, Ernest L. Boyer, & John M. Braxton
Publisher: Wiley, 2015
Campus Life: In Search of Community
Authors: Todd C. Ream, Drew Moser, & Carnegie Foundation
Publisher: InterVarsity Press, 2019
Restoring the Soul of the University: Uniting Christian Higher Education in a Fragmented Age
Authors: Todd C. Ream, Perry L. Glanzer, & Nathan F. Alleman
Publisher: InterVarsity Press, 2017
The State of the Evangelical Mind: Reflections on the Past, Prospects for the Future
Authors: Todd C. Ream, Jerry A. Pattengale, & Christopher J. Devers
Publisher: InterVarsity Press, 2018