Fellows and Associated Scholars


Matteo Salonia earned his PhD in History from the University of Liverpool, and he now lectures at King’s College, London. He is the author of Genoa’s Freedom: Entrepreneurship, Republicanism, and the Spanish Atlantic (Lexington Books, 2017).


Jason Jewell is the chairman of the Department of Humanities.  He received a Ph.D. in humanities from Florida State University, an M.A. in history from Pepperdine University, and a B.A. in history and music from Harding University.  Jewell coordinates the Western Cultural Heritage course sequence.  He also teaches European history courses in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Great Books courses in the Great Books Honors College.  Jewell is co-director of the Faulkner Patristics Project with Dr. Floyd Parker of the V.P. Black School of Bible and Religion.  He is associate editor of the Journal of Faith and the Academy. He is also an associated scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.  His research interests include religion and politics in early modern Britain, the Christian philosophy of history, and the intersection of Christianity and culture.  He is a contributor to Christian Faith and Social Justice: Five Views (Bloomsbury, 2014) and The Inklings and King Arthur (2015).