Dr. Joel Barstad has served as Associate Professor of Theology at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary in Denver, Colorado since 2002. He received his Ph.D. in Medieval Studies from the University of Notre Dame in 1998, and a Master of Medieval Studies from Notre Dame in 1989. In 1987, he obtained an M.A. in Early Christian Studies from the Catholic University of America, and in 1984, a B.A. in Classics-History-Politics from Colorado College.