Dr. Paul Kengor

Dr. Paul Kengor

Dr. Paul Kengor Ph.D., is professor of political science at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania, and a New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen books. He is executive director of the Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College and a fellow with Stanford’s Hoover Institution. Kengor is an internationally recognized authority on several subjects and a frequent speaker and commentator.

Dr. Kengor is often quoted in sources ranging from USA Today to the Washington Post and has been frequently interviewed by the BBC, MSNBC, NPR, Fox News, EWTN, the Christian Broadcasting Network, by radio hosts ranging from Glenn Beck to Mark Levin to Bill Bennett, and by TV personalities like Megyn Kelly and Bill O’Reilly and Joe Scarborough. His articles have appeared in many publications: the New York Times, National Review, CNN.com, Wall Street Journal, Christianity Today, and others. He is a longtime columnist and senior editor for The American Spectator and a frequent contributor to the National Catholic Register and Crisis Magazine. Dr. Kengor’s books have been published by leading houses such as HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Harvard University Press, Oxford University Press, and Ignatius Press.

In 2017, Kengor released what has been described as his “magnum opus,” A Pope and a President: John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century. Among his bestsellers are the 2012 book, The Communist, and his 2004 classic, God and Ronald Reagan.

Dr. Kengor is a frequent public speaker, with venues that include the Ronald Reagan Library, the Reagan Ranch, the National Press Club, the Heritage Foundation, American Enterprise Institute, the Center for Strategic & International Studies, the Gerald Ford Library, the National Presbyterian Church, and colleges ranging from the University of Virginia to the College of William & Mary to the U.S. Naval Academy.

Kengor received his doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and his master’s degree from The American University’s School of International Service. He also holds an honorary doctorate from Franciscan University (Steubenville, Ohio). He and his wife, Susan, have eight children, two of which are adopted.