Cara Burnidge is an Assistant Professor of Religion at the University of Northern Iowa. Her research and teaching interests include the history of religion in the United States, method and theory in Religious Studies, and the study of religion, secularism, and empire. In Fall 2016, Cara is teaching two sections of Religions of the World and a service-learning course for advanced Religion majors. Her essay “Religious Influences on U.S. Foreign Policy” is available in full text through Oxford University Press and her book, A Peaceful Conquest: Woodrow Wilson, Religion, and the New World Order, is available at the University Chicago Press.