Nicholas R. Brown received a BA in Political Science from Northwestern College (IA) and a joint MA in International Peace Conflict Resolution and Theological Studies from American University and Wesley Theological Seminary respectively. In 2015 he received his doctorate in Christian Ethics from the Center of Advanced Theological Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary. His dissertation examines how Jesus' proclamations of the kingdom of God draw upon the tropes of Israel's territorial restoration in Second Temple Jewish eschatology and thus provide a normative basis for articulating a biblical and theological ethic of territorial governance. He has taught as both a full-time visiting and a part-time faculty in LMU's Theological Studies department for the past six years and this year begins an appointment as a full-time visiting faculty in LMU's Bioethics Institute. He also serves as a part-time faculty at Fuller Theological Seminary.