Mitchell_mug.jpgDean of Academic Affairs; Professor of Government


Phone: 540-441-8236

Educational Background:
Ph.D. in Government, Georgetown University
M.A. in Philosophy, Gonzaga University
M.A. in Government, Georgetown University
B.A. in History, Crown College

Time at PHC: 2002 to present

Mark T. Mitchell serves as the Dean of Academic Affairs and teaches courses in political theory. He is the author of several books including Plutocratic Socialism: The Future of Private Property and the Fate of the Middle Class; Power and Purity: The Unholy Marriage That Spawned America’s Social Justice WarriorsThe Limits of Liberalism: Tradition, Individualism, and the Crisis of FreedomThe Politics of Gratitude: Scale, Place, and Community in a Global Age; and Michael Polanyi: The Art of Knowing. He is co-editor of Localism in the Mass Age: A Front Porch Republic Manifesto, and The Humane Vision of Wendell Berry. He is the co-founder of the web-zine Front Porch Republic. In 2008-2009, he was a fellow at the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University.