Frederick Simmons, Ph.D.

Frederick V. Simmons is the John Templeton Foundation Research Scholar at Princeton Theological Seminary. He holds an MDiv from Yale Divinity School and a PhD from Yale University. He was previously the Houston Witherspoon Fellow in Theology and the Natural Sciences at the Center of Theological Inquiry and has taught at Yale Divinity School, Amherst College, La Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, and La Universidad Politécnica Salesiana. His research and teaching concern the natural sciences’ implications for Christian thought, the ethical and political significance of Christian theological commitments, and the Christian import of natural aesthetics.
Dr. Simmons has led numerous Scala events, including a reading group on ethics, theology, and science.