Professor Carl H. Esbeck is a participant in the Conference on Religion and Politics in Early America, to be held March 1-4, 2018, at Washington University in St. Louis. He is one of two organizers of a five-panel series entitled Dissent and Disestablishment in the Early American States, 1776 – 1820s. Professor Esbeck is also presenting a paper on Virginia’s disestablishment in Panel #2, he is the moderator and commenter for Panel #3, and one of two doing a Summation of the Series as Panel #5. The Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy at the University of Missouri is sponsoring the series as its contribution to the Washington University conference. The paper series is to be published next year by the University of Missouri Press.