Rev. Dr. Ron C. White

Scholar in Residence

Ronald C. White is the New York Times best-selling author of the presidential biographies A. Lincoln: A Biography and American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant. His biography of Grant won the William Henry Seward Award for Excellence in Civil War Biography.

White is also the author of Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural, honored as a New York Times Notable Book, and a Washington Post bestseller. The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words, was a Los Angeles Times bestseller.

He has lectured around the world including the the White House. He has degrees from Northwestern University, UCLA and Princeton Theological Seminary, He has taught at UCLA, Whitworth University, Colorado College, and Princeton Theological Seminary. He is a Reader at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, and a Senior Fellow of the Trinity Forum in Washington, D.C.

He lives with his wife, Cynthia, in Pasadena, California. White's latest book Lincoln in Private, was published May of 2021.