Dr. Eskridge joined the Institute in the role of Interim Administrator in 1988 and has served as its associate director since 1993. Additionally, over the years he has taught a number of courses on American history and the history of American religion for Wheaton’s History department.
Dr. Eskridge is the author of a book on the Jesus People movement of the 1960s and 1970s, God’s Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America (Oxford University Press, 2013). With Mark Noll, he was co-editor of More Money, More Ministry: Evangelicals and Money in Recent North American History (Eerdmans, 2000). Eskridge is also the executive producer of a recently-released, ISAE-produced, 6-part DVD series entitled People of Faith: Christianity in America (Vision Video, 2012). Recently he has been enlisted to write the entry on "North American Evangelicalism" for the World Evangelical Alliance's forthcoming Handbook of Evangelicals in the 21st Century (Stiller & Hutchinson, editors).