John Pinheiro is professor of history and the founding director of Catholic Studies at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Tennessee. Pinheiro co-edited volume 12 of the Presidential Series of the Papers of George Washington (2005) and is the author of books and articles on the early American republic. Pinheiro's newest book, Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican-American War (Oxford, 2014), won the 2015 Fr. Paul J. Foik Award from the Texas Catholic Historical Society for the year's best book on the American Southwest. He is currently working on a book about the compatibility of the American political order with Catholicism.
Professor of History and Founding Director of Catholic Studies, Aquinas College