James Diddams is the Managing Editor of Providence Magazine. Previously, he was an Associate with the Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy at UW-Madison, Academic Programs Officer at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, and Politics & Theology Research Associate at the Institute on Religion and Democracy. His writing has appeared in First Things, Providence Magazine, and The American Conservative. He graduated with honors from Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL with majors in Art History, Economics, and Philosophy and minors in Political Science and Math. He was also a fellow with the John Jay Institute. He’s on Twitter @ChristLover1997.