Mark Moyar

Position: Faculty Fellow, Graduate School of Government

Dr. Mark Moyar joined Hillsdale College in 2021 as the William P. Harris Chair of Military History. He is teaching at the College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship during the 2021-2022 academic year, and will teach at the Michigan campus thereafter. During the Trump administration, Dr. Moyar was a political appointee at the U.S. Agency for International Development, serving as the Director of the Office of Civilian-Military Cooperation. Previously, he directed the Project on Military and Diplomatic History at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, and worked as a national security consultant. He has taught at the U.S. Marine Corps University, the Joint Special Operations University, and Texas A&M University.

Dr. Moyar is the author of six books, on topics of military history, diplomatic history, grand strategy, leadership, and international development. His articles have been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and a variety of other publications. In 2022, he will publish his next book, the second volume of a broad history of the Vietnam War. He holds a B.A. summa cum laude from Harvard and a Ph.D. from Cambridge.