Dr. Daniel I. Mark, Commissioner

Dr. Daniel I. Mark, assistant professor of Political Science at Villanova UniversityDr. Daniel I. Mark is an assistant professor of political science at Villanova University, where he teaches political theory, philosophy of law, American government, and politics and religion; and is a faculty associate of the Matthew J. Ryan Center for the Study of Free Institutions and the Public Good.  In addition, he is a research scholar of the Witherspoon Institute in Princeton, New Jersey and an assistant editor of Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy.  He also works with the Tikvah Fund in New York and has taught at the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University.  Dr. Mark holds a BA, MA, and PhD from the Department of Politics at Princeton University.  There, he was affiliated with the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, the Program in Law and Public Affairs, and the Penn-Princeton Bioethics Forum.  Before graduate school, he spent four years as a high school teacher.

Dr. Mark was appointed to the Commission on May 9, 2014 by Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH).