Molly Worthen teaches courses in the history of religion and ideology, primarily in the U.S. and Canada. Dr. Worthen’s last book was a history of recent conflicts among American evangelicals, and Dr. Worthen is currently writing a book about the history of charisma as a religious and political idea (Dr. Worthen recently released an audio course on Audible called “Charismatic Leaders Who Remade America,” which ranges from the Puritans to Donald Trump). Dr. Worthen is also a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times, and writes mainly about religion, politics and higher education.