Thomas S. Kidd, Ph.D.

Thomas Kidd, Ph.D.

Dr. Thomas S. Kidd is a professor of history and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Studies of Religion, where he co-directs the Program on Historical Studies of Religion. His interests include eighteenth-century North America, particularly the history of evangelicalism. His books include Patrick Henry: First Among Patriots and God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution. He has written editorials for outlets including USA Today and The Washington Post, is a regular contributor for WORLD Magazine and Patheos.com, and been quoted in reports by CNN, NPR, and Scripps News. In 2010 he was named a Baylor University Outstanding Professor.

Kidd holds a doctorate in history from the University of Notre Dame, a master's in history from Clemson University and a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Clemson University.

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