Chris is the Director of New Saint Andrews College's graduate program in Classical and Christian Studies and is a Fellow of History. Holds the following degrees:
Ph.D. in History, Washington State University, 2015
M.A. in History, University of Idaho, 2005
B.A. in History, Washington State University, 1990
He has taught at New Saint Andrews College for many years. He has earned eleven competitive awards for his research on early 20th century Protestant religious life. He was a 2012 Research Fellow at the Presbyterian Historical Society, and has been awarded the 2016-17 distinguished lectureship for the Association of Reformed Colleges and Universities. Schlect has presented his research at meetings of the American Historical Association, the American Society of Church History, the American Academy of Religion and the Idaho Council for History Education.