About Kevin Schmiesing

KEVIN E. SCHMIESING (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania) is a research fellow at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he serves as editor of the Christian Social Thought Series and as book review editor for the Journal of Markets & Morality. Author of Within the Market Strife (2004), a history of Catholic economic thought, he has published numerous scholarly articles and popular commentaries in the fields of religious history, education policy, economic history, and Catholic social thought. Instructor of church history for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and executive director of CatholicHistory.net, he produces a regular segment, “This Week in Catholic History,” for EWTN global satellite radio’s SonRise Morning Show with Brian Patrick. He is also currently editor-in-chief of the Catholic Social Science Review