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Marcus Witcher

Postdoctoral Professor of History, Economics

Affiliated Faculty, Center for Free Enterprise


Dr. Witcher studies political, economic, and intellectual history from 1920 to the present. His specialization is Modern American Conservatism and his dissertation (now manuscript) is titled: "Getting Right with Reagan: Conservatives and the Fortieth President, 1980-2016." His interests include conservatism, the Cold War, economic history, and how memory shapes our political discourse. He is currently researching for his next book length project titled: Fulfilling the Reagan Revolution: Clinton, Gingrich, and the Conservative 90s.


  • B.A. in History with a minor in Economics, University of Central Arkansas
  • M.A. in History, University of Alabama
  • Ph.D. in History, University of Alabama