Dr. Scott Brenon Caton

Professor of History and Culture


Ph.D., History, University of Rochester
Masters of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.), Westminster Theological Seminary
B.A., Philosophy and Religion, Roberts Wesleyan College


Dr. Scott Brenon Caton is a founding faculty member of Northeastern Seminary and a founding member of the Rochester Chapter of the American Chesterton Society. He is one of the few men in the world who has received permission from Rome to be ordained a priest in the Roman Catholic Church although he is married. Dr. Caton is an alumnus of Roberts Wesleyan College and has been a teaching history at Roberts since 1990, and now serves as dean of the school of arts and humanities.

Speaking Topics

  • Church History
  • Roman Catholicism and Protestantism

Selected Publications/Presentations

  • “G.K. Chesterton As An Apologist,” (presentation, Rochester Chesterton Conference, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY, September 2014).
  • “Text and Translation: An Example from Religion,” (presentation, Charlotte High School, Rochester, NY, 2011).
  • “Catholicism and the English Reformation,” (presentation, Shakespeare as Catholic Conference, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY, 2006).