Author, The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis; Why I Am a Catholic
Garry Wills is a professor and author who taught at Johns Hopkins University from 1962 to 1980 and at Northwestern University from 1980 to 2005. His books on American history include Nixon Agonistes, Cincinnatus, and Lincoln at Gettysburg. He has written about religion in general, and Catholicism specifically, with titles that include Augustine, Under God, Bare Ruined Choirs, and Papal Sin. Wills has been recognized with the Pulitzer Prize and numerous other awards, including the National Book Critics Circle Award, the President's Award of the American Philological Association, and the medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has received 20 honorary degrees.