Dr. Chad Pecknold is an Associate Professor of Theology at The Catholic University of America, Board Director for Americans United for Life, Resident Theologian at The Basilica of St. Mary’s Institute for Faith & Public Culture, Contributing Editor for The Catholic Herald, and co-founder of the online magazine Postliberal Order.

Dr. Pecknold is the author of Christianity & Politics: A Brief Guide to the History, Transforming Postliberal Theology and The T&T Clark Companion to Augustine and Modern Theology. In 2022, The Catholic Herald named him among the top twenty Catholic thought leaders in the United States. He is known foremost for his recovery of Augustine as a Catholic political thinker. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife and their five children.