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Daniel G. Hummel is the Director of The Lumen Center (TLC), an initiative of the Stephen & Laurel Brown Foundation in Madison, WI (TLC is an initiative of the Foundation alongside Upper House, with which Dan remains affiliated). TLC is in a "soft-launch" phase until Fall 2024 as it assembles its first team of Christian scholars working at the intersection of Christianity and culture.


Dan is the author of The Rise and Fall of Dispensationalism: How the Evangelical Battle Over the End Times Shaped a Nation (Eerdmans Press, 2023) and Covenant Brothers: Evangelicals, Jews, and U.S.-Israeli Relations (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019). 

Dan has written about religion, politics, and foreign policy for the Washington Post, Christianity Today, and Religion News Service. His academic research has been published in Religion & American Culture and Church History

Prior to joining Upper House, Dan held appointments at UW-Madison and Harvard University. He earned his PhD in American History at UW-Madison, with a MA in History and BA in Philosophy and History from Colorado State University. He's also studied at the Hebrew University-Jerusalem.

Dan has taught at UW-Madison and is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of History. He is editor of The Raised Hand, a monthly essay journal, and co-creator of the online teaching resource Voices & Visions.

Dan's Curriculum Vitae (CV) is here.

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