Matthew Bunson (b. 1966) is an American author of more than fifty books, as well as a historian, professor, editor, Catholic theologian, and Senior Correspondent for Our Sunday Visitor, the largest Catholic publisher in the United States.
Bunson has a B.A. in history, two masters degrees with specializations in theology and Church history, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Graduate Theological Foundation.
He earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Graduate Theological Foundation, and also holds a B.A. in History, an M.A. in Theology, and a Master of Divinity degree. He is presently working toward a Ph.D. in Church History from the Graduate Theological Foundation.
He is on the faculty of the Catholic Distance University where he teaches Church History, including Catholic-Islamic relations and Medieval and American Catholic History.
He is currently the Senior Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. Bunson is senior correspondent for Our Sunday Visitor and serves as editor of The Catholic Almanac and The Catholic Answer Magazine, both for Our Sunday Visitor. In addition, he is active in Catholic radio and hosts his own radio program, "Faithworks," for the Redeemer Radio network in Indiana. Bunson is a frequent guest on National Catholic radio programs, including Al Kresta, the Son Rise Morning Show, Drew Mariani, and Teresa Tomeo and has appeared on the television networks Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, and Channel 24 in Europe.
Dr. Bunson has also served as a consultant to MSNBC, NBC News, CBS Radio, and the BBC and several other media outlets.
He has served as the general editor of Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Almanac since 1997 and The Catholic Answer since 2010.
He lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
He is an author of more than 50 books, including:
- Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire
- The Encyclopedia of Catholic History
- The Encyclopedia of Saints
- All Shall Be Well
- Papal Wisdom
- The Pope Encyclopedia