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Dr. Daniel Mark is an assistant professor of political science at Villanova University, where he has taught since 2013. He served for four years on the nine-member, bipartisan US Commission on International Religious Freedom, most recently as chairman. At Villanova, Dr. Mark teaches political theory, philosophy of law, American political thought, and politics and religion. His book, The Nature of Law: Authority, Obligation, and the Common Good, is forthcoming with Notre Dame Press. He is a faculty associate of the Matthew J. Ryan Center for the Study of Free Institutions and the Public Good and a faculty fellow of the Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion, and Public Policy, and he holds the rank of battalion professor in Villanova’s Navy Reserve Officers’ Training Corps unit. Dr. Mark is a fellow of the Witherspoon Institute in Princeton, NJ. He is an affiliated scholar of the James Wilson Institute on Natural Rights and the American Founding in Washington, DC, and of the American Bible Society’s Faith and Liberty Discovery Center, and he is a senior fellow of the Religious Freedom Institute’s North American Action Team. Dr. Mark is also a member of the board of directors of the Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty. He has served on the advisory council of CanaVox and the board of advisors of the Blackstone and Burke Center for Law and Liberty at Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law. He holds a BA (magna cum laude), MA, and PhD from the Department of Politics at Princeton University. Before graduate school, Dr. Mark spent four years as a high school teacher in New York City.