Paul Putz, PhD
Program Director for the Master of Arts in Theology and Sports Studies; Assistant Director for the Faith & Sports Institute
Paul Putz serves as Assistant Director of the Faith & Sports Institute, where he helps to lead and develop online programming and curriculum as well as assisting with communications and strategic planning. Paul received his bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Grace University, where he played basketball. He went on to get a PhD in history from Baylor. He has over a decade of experience as an educator in the high school and college classroom and his research and writing has been featured at Christianity Today, Slate, National Public Radio, Religion News Service, and more. His first book, which explores the history of sports and Christianity in modern American culture, is under contract with Oxford University Press.
Paul and his wife Bethany both grew up in small-town Nebraska before making Texas their home. They have three children and attend Mosaic Church in Waco.