Ryan Hanning is the Asst. VP and Director of Cultural Advancement at the University of Mary Tempe where he also teaches Church History and Catholic Studies. He holds multiple faculty appointments within the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Education and the School of Business. He writes and speaks internationally on modern objections to religious faith and obstacles to conversion. His undergraduate degree is in Religious studies and his post graduate work was in education and historical theology. He received his PhD on the development of doctrine and catechesis in the Eastern Catholic Church at Maryvale Institute, England, and currently resides in Mesa, AZ with his beautiful wife Rebecca, and their 9 well socialized homeschooled children.