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Mathew N. Schmalz
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, College of the Holy Cross

Mathew N. Schmalz is an associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. He received his Ph.D. in the History of Religions from the University of Chicago. He is the author of Mercy Matters: Opening Yourself to the Life Changing Gift.

Schmalz has been a panelist for On Faith and wrote regularly for the Boston Globe website Crux. He has published opinion pieces in the Washington Post, Commonweal Magazine, The National Catholic Reporter, the Providence Journal and the Telegram & Gazette, and has provided expert commentary to USA Today, The New York Times, the Washington Post, ABC's Good Morning America, The Boston Globe, the Baltimore Sun, NPR, and U.S. News & World Report, among others. His work has also appeared in the Best American Spiritual Writing series.