Michael Paul Cartledge II is a Ph.D. candidate in practical theology. Prior to entering the doctoral program, Michael Paul earned an MDiv and MA in Christian education and formation from Princeton Seminary. He received the Senior Fellowship in Practical Theology for his master’s thesis, which explored Christian liturgy as a formational source and resource for persons with depression. He has also received the John Havran Award for Excellence in Christian Education and the William Tennant Award for Teaching. He earned a BA from Stetson University in communication and media studies and has served in ministry as a youth worker, worship leader, and pastoral assistant. His research focuses on educational ministry with persons suffering from depression. Michael Paul lives in Princeton with his wife, Samara, and their three children.