Mickey Craig is the William and Berniece Grewcock Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College, where, he has taught since 1986. Dr. Craig was selected Hillsdale College Professor of the Year in 1995. He also serves as the Chair of the Department of Politics, co-adviser to the College Republicans, and as the Faculty Athletic Representative to the NCAA and Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Previously, he served nine years as Dean of the Social Sciences and twenty years as Director of the Washington-Hillsdale Intern Program.
Dr. Craig received an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Philosophy and American Political Thought from the Claremont Graduate School in California and earned his B.A. in political science from Arkansas State University. Dr. Craig has served as an Earhart Fellow and as a Henry A. Salvatori Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. He has published articles and reviews in the New Atlantis, Political Science Reviewer, Benchmark, Perspectives in Political Science,, and the Claremont Review of Books. Dr. Craig has also published articles and pamphlets with the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, where he also serves as a Fellow and teaches in the Ashbrook’s Center’s Master' program in American History and Government. Dr. Craig’s research interests include Classical Political Philosophy and American Political Thought, especially the statesmanship of James Madison and Abraham Lincoln.
Dr. Craig and his wife, Joanne, reside in Hillsdale, Michigan and have six children.