Dr. Kate Ott ’00 M.A.R. is a Christian social ethicist addressing the formation of moral communities with specializations in technology, sexuality, youth and young adults, pedagogy, and professional ethics. She is the author of Sex, Tech, & Faith: Christian Ethics in a Digital Age (2022), Christian Ethics for a Digital Society (2018) and Sex + Faith: Talking with Your Child from Birth to Adolescence (2013). Ott is the Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics and director of the Stead Center on Ethics and Values at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL. Her writings appear in various outlets from popular Christian magazines to academic journals, Christian education curricula to full length books, podcasts, and more. Prior to becoming a professor, Ott worked in child social services, church ministry, and at a national faith-based non-profit organization.