Dr. Marcus Witcher is an Assistant Professor in the History Department at Huntingdon College. In addition to being an engaging and enthusiastic educator, Dr. Witcher specializes in political, economic, and intellectual history from 1920 to the present. His specialization is Modern American Conservatism and his book Getting Right with Reagan: The Struggle for True Conservatism, 1980-2016 was published by the University Press of Kansas in 2019.
Dr. Witcher earned his B.A. in history from the University of Central Arkansas in 2011 and received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Alabama in 2017. Dr. Witcher offers an array of classes including: New Left/New Right, the Global Cold War, Ancient Greece, American Nation 1 and 2 and World Civilization 1 and 2.
Dr. Witcher's research on conservatism has appeared in White House Studies Journal, and he is the co-editor of a three-volume anthology entitled: Public Choice Analyses of American Economic History. Dr. Witcher is currently researching for his next book length projects: Fulfilling the Reagan Revolution: Clinton, Gingrich, and the Conservative 90s and Black Liberation Through the Marketplace: The Black Experience Through the Classical Liberal Lens (co-authored with Rachel Ferguson at Lindenwood University).