Ashley Marie is married with one son and has lived outside of New Orleans for most of her twenty-something years. She graduated from Tulane University with a BA in Religious Studies and recently completed her MA in Catholic Theology. She is currently working toward her PhD in Moral Theology and Ethics at the Catholic University of America. In addition to the subject of her studies, her interests include integral Catholic family living (NFP, natural birth, breast-feeding, attachment parenting, home-schooling), goofing off with her husband, and food.
Joe Hargrave holds an MA in political theory from Arizona State. His primary interests are Catholic social teaching, distributism, communitarianism, and life issues. He also writes for Inside Catholic and The American Catholic.
Joshua B is a cradle-Catholic who was born and raised just outside New Orleans. He has graduated from Tulane University with a BS in Computer Science and from Our Lady of Holy Cross College with an MA in Theology. He has taught at a Salesian boys high school for 5 years and is presently pursuing a PhD in Systematic Theology at the Catholic University of America. His interests include Catholic Peacemaking, kenotic love theology, and Catholicism lived with integrity and consistency, with authentic Christian witness. He is married with a son and also blogs at Gift of Self.
Katerina Ivanovna, originally from Venezuela, is in her late 20’s and is currently working as an engineering consultant in the oil refining industry. She holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from McNeese State University and a MA in Pastoral Studies from the University of Saint Thomas School of Theology. Her interests include mainly labor issues in a globalized economy, personalism, Catholic social teaching, political theory, social justice tradition in the Church, the Trinity and its social implications, and the Scriptural foundations of Christian ethics. Her political view can be better summarized by Peter Maurin: “To bring the social order to Christ.” In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, crafting, sewing, playing the piano and guitar, and singing. She also blogs at Civilization of Love.
Kyle R. Cupp was born in California, lived many years in Iowa, graduated from Franciscan University in Ohio, and now lives with his wife and son in North Texas. He has a BA in English and an MA in Philosophy. His philosophical interests include phenomenology, hermeneutics, and political theory. Kyle enjoys bicycling to work, slaying dragons with his son, playing videogames, and diagramming sentences. He also blogs at Journeys in Alterity and Vox Nova.