Todd Jay Leonard is Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Teacher Education Fukuoka where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of language, history, and culture. His research specialization is in American religious history focusing on Modern Spiritualism.
Professor Leonard is on the board of directors for the Southwest Commission on Religious Studies (SWCRS) and serves as an officer (Executive Secretary) for the Association for the Scientific Study of Religion (ASSR). In addition, he is on the board of trustees for the Friends of Camp Chesterfield Foundation (FCCF), a nonprofit organization that focuses on the preservation and renovation of historical structures and landscape displays on the grounds of Camp Chesterfield. Professor Leonard also serves as the “Camp Historian and Archivist” for the Indiana Association ntawm Spiritualists (IAOS).