Dr. John Seel is a senior fellow at Cardus and president of Kids Cultural Renewal. He and his wife, Kathryn, live in Cohasset, Massachusetts and worship at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.
Seel is a cultural renewal entrepreneur-putting legs on visions that foster human flourishing and the common good. John's career combines business, education, theology, and cultural sociology. He was actively involved in the founding of The Williamsburg Charter, The Trinity Forum, Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia, and The Cambridge School of Dallas. John is a founding board member of the Council on Educational Standards & Accountability. He serves on the Advisory Board of The Carpenter's Fund, an investment fund to alleviate global poverty and is a Senior Advisor to the Wedgwood Circle, an angel investment firm investing in art and entertainment.
Seel is a contributing editor to Critique magazine as well as The Journal, a publication of the Society for Classical Learning. He is the author of several books, including Parenting Without Perfection: Being a Kingdom Influence in a Toxic World.
He is a production and viral marketing consultant in the entertainment industry working on documentaries, commercial films, and Broadway theater. He worked with Walden Media/Bristol Bay Productions on Amazing Grace.
John has a B.A. in history, business, and philosophy from Austin College; an M.Div. from Covenant Theological Seminary; and Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Maryland (College Park). He, and his wife Kathryn, are Anglo-Catholics living in Cohasset, Massachusetts, but planning a move to Vancouver, B.C. in the fall of 2011.