Dr. Akers is an associate professor of Theology and previously served as the assistant dean of the Augustine Institute Graduate School. He is also the chief content officer of the Augustine Institute’s FORMED.org platform, which is a streaming platform providing trustworthy and inspiring Catholic video, audio, and eBook content from the Augustine Institute, Ignatius Press, and more than 60 other partners. FORMED.org helps parishes, families, and individuals explore their faith anywhere. He joined the Augustine Institute in 2015.
Previously, Dr. Akers served as the director of the Denver Catholic Biblical and Catechetical Schools and was an adjunct for the St. John Vianney Theological Seminary. His experience living and studying in the heart of the Catholic Church in Rome, Italy, has inspired him to teach theology in a way that integrates history, art, literature, and spirituality.