Alexander Brown
Research Associate

Alexander is a Roman Catholic Seminarian. Before entering the seminary, he worked for historical societies both in education and reconstruction work on historical buildings. Now, in addition to seminary, his independent interests are in western antiquity with an interest in family and culture. Alexander’s focus of Catholic Social Teaching is articulating philosophy and theology within historic craft and trade.

Anthony M. Gentile
Research Associate

Anthony is a cradle Catholic and a Seminarian studying for the Diocesan priesthood in the Northeast. He possesses a particular interest in the role of Catholic Social Teaching in the 19th and 20th centuries. His major influences are Bishop Jacques-Benigne Bossuet, Joseph-Marie de Maistre, G.K. Chesterton, Hilaire Belloc, Joseph Pearce, and Father Heinrich Pesch. Anthony is also an avid soccer fan supporting the Italian club, AS Roma.

Matt Finnseth
Research Associate

Matt is an accountant and recent convert to the Catholic Church (2019). During his conversion he became interested in learning the teachings of the Church through the papal encyclicals. The Leonine encyclicals and Pius XI’s Quadragesimo Anno sparked his interest in promoting the Church’s oft-neglected social teaching.