Aaron Douglas Weaver is a doctoral candidate in Religion, Politics & Society and a Graduate Fellow with the Academy for Teaching and Learning at Baylor University. Weaver received his B.A. in Political Science and Religion from the University of Georgia and M.A. in Church-State Studies from Baylor University. He has completed internships with civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis and the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty in Washington, DC.
Weaver’s research interests include the relationship of religion and public policy in American culture, the political involvement of evangelicals and mainline Protestants and Baptist history. He is currently busy working on a dissertation that analyzes the past and present attitudes and public policy approaches of American Baptists and Southern Baptists to environmental issues.
Weaver lives in Waco, Texas, with his wife, Alexis, and their 6-month son James Oliver along with their two Italian Greyhounds, Rudy and Georgia.