Micheal Hickerson edits the Emerging Scholars Blog for InterVarsity's Emerging Scholars Network. He also served as ESN's Associate Director until 2011, when he became communications manager for a national educational program. He previously served as Foundation Director for the Cincinnati Better Business Bureau, where he supervised the BBB's local charity ethics program. Micheal graduated summa cum laude from the University of Louisville with a BA in English, and completed a Masters of Christian Studies, concentrating in Christianity and the Arts, at Regent College. His masters thesis, "Familiar with Suffering," was a cycle of original hymn lyrics (set to traditional tunes) and poetry based on Good Friday and Christ's Seven Last Words. His poetry has been published in The New Pantagruel and Uprooted.
Micheal lives in Northern Kentucky with his wife Elizabeth and their three children.