Mark Schwehn, Ph.D., Founding Director
Mark Schwehn is Professor of Humanities in Christ College, the Honors College of Valparaiso University, where he as taught since 1983 and where he was dean from 1990-2003. In addition, he has taught at the California State University at San Jose (1969-1972), the University of Chicago (1975-1983), and served as Provost of Valparaiso University from 2009 to 2014. From 1967-1975 he held a Danforth Graduate Fellowship at Stanford University where he completed a PhD in history and humanities. His publications include Exiles from Eden: Religion and the Academic Vocation in America (Oxford, 1993), Everyone a Teacher(Notre Dame, 2000), and with Dorothy C. Bass Leading Lives That Matter (Eerdmans, 2006).