Stacy A. Trasancos is a Catholic educator, author, and scientist with a doctorate in chemistry from Penn State University and a master’s degree in dogmatic theology from Holy Apostles College and Seminary. She was a research chemist for DuPont but left to raise children and converted to Catholicism in 2006. Trasancos teaches theology and science courses at Seton Hall University and Holy Apostles. In 2018-19, she begins a new role as the director of Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Online to extend Catholic education to the entire diocese of Tyler, TX, where she is also a fellow at the St. Philip Institute. She is the author of Science Was Born of Christianity and Particles of Faith. She and her husband, José, have seven children and three grandchildren and reside in Hideaway, TX.