David Mislin is a historian of the nineteenth- and twentieth-century United States, with a focus on American intellectual and religious history. He received his Ph.D. from Boston University, where he taught before joining the IH faculty in the fall of 2014. He is the author of Saving Faith: Making Religious Pluralism an American Value at the Dawn of the Secular Age (Cornell University Press, 2015). He has also contributed chapters to several edited volumes on religion and American life, and he has published or has articles forthcoming in the Journal of the Historical Society, Religion and American Culture, and Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture. He is currently at work on a second book-length project, tentatively titled Evil in America: The Cultural History of an Idea.