Roger Schroeder, S.V.D., is Professor of Intercultural Studies and Ministry and holder of the Bishop Francis X. Ford, MM, Chair of Catholic Missiology at Catholic Theological Union of Chicago. Drawing upon his doctorate in missiology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome and six years of missionary work in Papua New Guinea, Dr. Schroeder assists others in preparing for intercultural ministry through an integration of theory and practice. He teaches the theology of mission and the history of Christianity from a global perspective. He is co-author, with Stephen Bevans, S.V.D., of Constants in Context: A Theology of Mission for Today (2004), and he is author of What is the Mission of the Church? A Guide for Catholics (2008) and Initiation and Religion: A Case Study from the Wosera of Papua New Guinea (1992). Roger Schroeder is a priest in the Society of the Divine Word.