Zachary R. Calo, M.A., J.D., Ph.D.

Affiliated Scholar
Valparaiso University

Zachary R. Calo is associate professor of law at the Valparaiso University School of Law. He previously practiced banking and commercial law in Washington, DC. He holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, a B.A. and M.A. in History from The Johns Hopkins University, a Ph.D. in U.S. History from the University of Pennsylvania, and is a Ph. candidate in Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. He has been a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, and the Institute for Humane Studies. He serves on the organizing committee of the AALS Law and Religion Section and is a member of the editorial board of the European Journal of Law and Religion and the Journal of Christian Legal Thought. His writing has appeared in such publications as the St. John’s Law Review, the Arizona State Law Journal, the Journal of Law and Religion, and the Journal of Catholic Social Thought. He is currently at work on two books: Rev. John A. Ryan: American Catholic Liberal and The Legal Thought of Richard Hooker.